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Human Trafficking: Raising Awareness Print Friendly and PDF

As many as 25,000 people every year are the victims of commercial sexual exploitation in Illinois. As a hub for commerce and transportation, as well as the site of major events and attractions, Chicago and Illinois are a major target for human trafficking. State Senators Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) and Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) are taking a bipartisan approach to tackling this issue.