DOH - Putnam - Walking for Freedom
January 22, 2020
Palatka, Fla. - DOH-Putnam, Putnam SWAT, Putnam Police Athletic League (PAL) Youth and community partners came together to commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and in unity walk across the Palatka Memorial Bridge.
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed every year on January 11. This observance was started in 2011 by Presidential Proclamation of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The purpose is to bring attention and opposition to human trafficking and modern-day slavery (neo-slavery).
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