Nicole Connell, Child Trafficking Coordinator for the Children’s Advocacy Network, spoke to the Natchitoches Lions Club on July 22. Nicole is a graduate of Natchitoches Central and earned a degree in Criminal Justice from Northwestern State University. Her presentation highlighted the increasing incidents of child trafficking in Louisiana and her responsibilities as a member of the Network. She outlined ways parents and grandparents can monitor their children and social media, friends and activities to provide protection. Nicole is available to speak to other groups about this devastating criminal activity.
Pictured with Nicole are past president Laura Rogers and President Michele Waskom.