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.


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.