In our opinion Chicago has failed to address the obvious issue, that kids are disappearing in the south and west side area rapidly. Although I was recently informed that the city is recruiting a task-force team to track down these child-victims, when I asked Congresswoman Kelly what she thought on this subject, she failed to talk about the main topic and addressed other issues around the community. One example, 10 people were faced with charges related to attempting to have sex with a minor, six were charged with trafficking-related offenses and 11 juveniles were recovered. Girls and boys all over are kidnapped from their homes or are lured in with lies and forced into sex slavery.

I also went down to city hall and we discussed ways to get kids off the streets and reduce child abduction. Such as more community centers in the area. A lot of children and teens are so scared they can’t even walk to the gas station or walk down the street to their friend house. My peers and I for a fact brought this issue up to city council and solutions to fix this problem, with budget costing within as well.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/

https://illinoisrighttolife.org/human-trafficking/

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  1. Carter 3 weeks ago

    Hi Angela,

    I felt like what you discussed is a very important topic and needs to be shared more about what is happening in the world. Human trafficking is very serious and can happen to any of us.

    Here is a link to another resource that I feel you may be interested in and is related to your topic. https://fortune.com/2019/04/14/human-sex-trafficking-us-slavery/

    have a great day!
    -Carter

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