Free trainings on DMST available to convocations in our diocese–One way to fight DMST is to learn about the problem, the warning signs, how this crime is perpetrated, the legislation in place in GA to fight the crime, and what you and your parish can do to prevent it. GA Cares offers free trainings to convocations and communities on this issue. The NW GA, Chattahoochee Valley, SW Atlanta, East Atlanta Convocations and our Hispanic congregations have already had this 3 hour training. It offers 2 clergy contact hours. Contact Sara Riesing at GA Cares to schedule a training at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-738-7410.
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New York priest helps children trapped in sex trafficking at hotels. See the story here.
Download a Commission document (here) designed for diocesan teachers' manuals.
The Commission on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta will serve as a body of concerned lay and clergy representatives who will provide resources to, network with, and propose appropriate actions and/or legislation for parishes and other organizations to end the sex trafficking of minors.