Sporting events are hubs of demand for human trafficking; it’s estimated that traffickers brought as many as 10,000 women and children to the last several Super Bowls.
Over the past four years, GC has been advising NGOs and FBOs in cities hosting the Super Bowl, Olympics, and other Big Games to help communities create a comprehensive plan to prevent trafficking, prosecute traffickers, and protect and assist victims, resulting in real lives saved .
Over 30 children were rescued and over 84 arrests were made during the Super Bowl XIII in Tampa. In Dallas, police made 133 arrests and rescued 33 children as a result of coordinated efforts led by GC. GC was also invited by the AG’s office to develop an anti-trafficking campaign for the upcoming Super Bowl in New Orleans.