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Your Voice is Needed: Advocacy Day!

DATE:  Wed., March 14, 2018 TIME:  9:00 am to 3:00 pm PLACE:  Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safe-harbor-advocacy-day-tickets-42639777723 Join advocates from across the state in Harrisburg to advocate for the passing of SB 554...

Text or Chat for Help

The National Human Trafficking Hotline has added 24/7 SMS texting and online chat services in both English and Spanish. Please contact the hotline to report tips, request services, or get help for you or...

BCAT’s Quarterly Meeting

This is our last meeting for this year. Please join us! “Impact Human Sex Trafficking in Your Community: Understanding the Roots of Demand”  When: Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 PM Where: NOVA:  2370 York Rd,...

New Co-Chair

BCAT Welcomes New Co-Chair Patti Cullen has now joined Kathy Bennett as the new co-chair of the coalition. (You may remember reading about Patti in a recent BCAT Newsletter profile.) She is a founding...

Project Dawn

Trafficking is Subject of New People’s Light Play Project Dawn By Karen Hartman Directed by Abigail Adams June 7 to July 9, 2017 Steinbright Stage, Philadelphia National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere Philadelphia is...

Care Kits Assembled

BCAT and members of Soroptimists of Indian Rock came together at NOVA to assemble more than 100 care kits. The kits became a reality thanks to a $1,300 grant received from Soroptimist to create human...

PennDOT Initiative

PennDOT Training to Help Combat Human Trafficking – Governor Wolf announced that PennDOT will be starting a new training program to train Driver License Center staff to recognize signs of trafficking.  Members of the...

PA Ranks 13th in HT

Pennsylvania Ranks 13th in Human Trafficking Cases for 2016 Polaris.com’s annual survey of human trafficking by state shows that Pennsylvania had 151 reported cases of human trafficking in 2016, a 40-percent increase over 2015....

Safe Harbor Legislation

Safe Harbor Advocacy Day: Advocates Promote Safe Harbor Bill in Harrisburg On January 25, 2017, advocates from across the state convened in Harrisburg to encourage lawmakers to pass safe harbor legislation this session. If...