In collaboration with Cod PATH we saw a successful GIFT Box campaign take place on the Hyannis Town Green over Memorial Day Weekend.
The Cape Cod Times reports from the opening press conference.
Traffickers warn their victims against going to law enforcement, saying "They're going to arrest you. They're going to put you in jail," said Peter L. DiMarzio, victim assistance specialist with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
But he said growing awareness means more services for victims, including safe homes, detoxification programs and immigration relief.