This is a guest post from Chris Hnin, of the Tufts Task Force which went out to talk to hotel and motel owners in Boston about how to identify and report child sex trafficking.
“Hi, would you like to hear about how you can help fight sex trafficking in your hotel?”
It was quite the perfect morning; the sun painted the sky clear blue and Boston was waking up to a beautiful Saturday. It was the day of an outreach effort to hotels and motels for us here at Love146 Tufts Chapter. In groups of no more than four, we headed to Downtown Boston, Alewife, and Fenway.
Prior to this date, we had put together a Hospitality Packet and some posters from Love146 to be distributed to each hotel/motel. In this neatly bound folder, you could find essential guidelines and hotlines for hospitality professionals – i.e: How to identify potential trafficking activity? How to provide aid? What are the available resources? We then generated a list of 2-3 stars hotels from...