Posted by David Oates
The San Diego Rotary Club Foundation announced its intent to offer $50,000 in grants geared toward in-service human trafficking prevention teacher training.  The initiative targets 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th grade educators.
The Foundation supports the work of the San Diego Rotary, the fourth largest Rotary Club in the world.  
Interested parties should submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) by October 15.  The San Diego Rotary will evaluate each EPO by early November and notify the finalists of next steps soon after.    Educators and school administrators may direct questions regarding the EOI to Paul Devermann, San Diego Rotary Executive Director at
An estimated 3,000 to 8,000 human trafficking victims - mostly teenagers of US citizenry - exist within San Diego, fueling the illicit $810 million industry.  Each trafficker generates approximately $670,000 through the forced coercion of their captives.