Student organizes human trafficking conference

The Yellow Butterfly Project hosted a human trafficking conference on Sept. 28 in the Anheuser Busch Leadership room. Gateway Human Trafficking was one of the nonprofits that supported the event.
Photo by Madeline Raineri.

MADELINE RAINERI | News Editor

A Lindenwood doctorate student organized the most broad human trafficking conference that has happened so far in the Midwest.

To create the day long conference, she networked for two years with St. Louis lead attorneys and activists against human trafficking and created the Yellow Butterfly Project

LUTV Reporter Madeline Raineri went to the conference to speak with leaders of the anti-human trafficking movement within St. Louis.

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Maddie is our news editor and is also online savvy. She covers news and men's ice hockey. If she's not covering news stories or watching hockey, you can find Maddie hanging out in the LARC drinking iced tea or working for a local craft brewery. She also does freelance web design and social media work for small businesses and entrepreneurs in St. Louis. She has two dogs, a boxador named Kona and a German Shepherd named Remy. One lives with her and her roommates in their campus house and the other lives with her parents.