Prevention and Intervention Education
Trainings & Presentations
Araminta Freedom Initiative is a comprehensive resource for Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention Education in Maryland.
Professional Trainings and Presentations
We offer customized trainings and presentations hosted in professional and community settings. From introductory awareness to advanced all-day trainings, Araminta tailors to each specific audience and is prepared to meet your objectives for human trafficking education. Fees range from $350 – $1500 and include the presenter, all associated materials, equipment and local travel costs.
Church and Community Awareness
At Araminta, we have seen the injustice of human trafficking to be a unifier among churches and communities in our region. As we link arms over the injustice of child sex trafficking, we let go of differences that often divide us. As the Church rises up against this modern-day injustice, we become a healing agent of restorative community.
We provide awareness presentations and trainings specific to churches, faith-based or community-led social organizations and youth clubs throughout the state.
We will do our best to fulfill your request based on our availability. An Araminta staff member will be in contact with you within one week to discuss your information and any related professional remuneration. If you do not receive a confirmation email after your form submission, please email email@example.com.
Disclaimer: Participants for presentations and professional trainings must be at least 15 years old and accompanied by a parent/legal guardian if under 18 years old.
Youth curriculum participants must be at least 11 years old and under the supervision of their appointed leadership for the duration of the event.
Anyone under 18 must have a permission form signed prior to attendance.
For questions about educational programming, contact Training & Education Coordinator, Laura Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Demand Response — Under Development
In order to end human trafficking, we must challenge ourselves to recognize our personal contribution to a culture that distorts human dignity and worth. The demand team for Araminta will be responsible for a collaborative response to the demand side of human trafficking, believing that in order to stop human trafficking we need to address what continues to fuel it. Our demand response will begin in the local church with prevention, intervention and education programming for both men and women of all ages, coming at the problem of demand from both societal and theological paradigms. Further information is included in our volunteer training. Church and community resources are currently under development.
“How do you expect to uproot a tree when all you’re doing is ripping at the leaves?” Val Richey, a senior prosecutor in King County, Wash., Raises the point: “If we really want to end commercial exploitation, then we need to talk about demand.”
For questions, contact Director of Church and Community Engagement, Sarah Batley at email@example.com.