Many human traffickers use tattoos to “brand” their victims, a practice that Heartly House aimed to address at the Tattoo Artists Against Human Trafficking event Tuesday evening at Olde Mother Brewing.
The event, which was open to tattoo artists, tattoo parlor employees and some social workers, focused on the red flags to watch out for when it comes to human trafficking.
“We want the people to come to understand that trafficking does happen in Frederick County, that Heartly House is a good resource if they have questions,” said Jenn Tousey, community outreach and prevention manager at Heartly House.
Heartly House provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
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