Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention

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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, a city employee sets up a display board in preparation for a news conference to announce the results of a task force's eight-month effort to target sex traffickers in the Long Beach, Calif. Officials in Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous, are adopting a get-tough tactic to deter men from soliciting sex from girls who are forced into prostitution - charging them with crimes that could mean prison time and registration as a sex offender. In California soliciting an underage sex worker carries a penalty two days to one year in jail and a $10,000 fine. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, a city employee sets up a display board in preparation for a news conference to announce the results of a task force's eight-month effort to target sex traffickers in the Long Beach, Calif. Officials in Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous, are adopting a get-tough tactic to deter men from soliciting sex from girls who are forced into prostitution - charging them with crimes that could mean prison time and registration as a sex offender. In California soliciting an underage sex worker carries a penalty two days to one year in jail and a $10,000 fine. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, a city employee sets up a display board in preparation for a news conference to announce the results of a task force’s eight-month effort to target sex traffickers in the Long Beach, Calif. Officials in Los Angeles County, the nation’s most populous, are adopting a get-tough tactic to deter men from soliciting sex from girls who are forced into prostitution – charging them with crimes that could mean prison time and registration as a sex offender. In California soliciting an underage sex worker carries a penalty two days to one year in jail and a $10,000 fine. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

ELLYN JO WALLER, Ed. D. - FIRST LADY OF ENON TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH - PHILADELPHIA, PA - MEMBER OF THE PHILADELPHIA ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING COALITION. (Photo Credit: https://www.enontab.org/about/our-first-lady)

ELLYN JO WALLER, Ed. D. – FIRST LADY OF ENON TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH , PHILADELPHIA, PA , AND MEMBER OF THE PHILADELPHIA ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING COALITION. (Photo Credit https://www.enontab.org/about/our-first-lady)

Ellyn Jo Waller, Ed.D. is a proud member of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia where her husband happens to be the Pastor. Waller has always been passionate about education and empowering women.

After being introduced to the issue of human trafficking in 2005 through research for the Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention, combating the issue became a passion as well. She immediately began participating in anti-human trafficking efforts domestically and internationally.

Ellyn is an active member of Philadelphia Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition and serves as Co Chair of the Religion Subcommittee.

AURN’s Danielle M Smith has more with Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller about Human Trafficking awareness and prevention and more.



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