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Bend, OR, Mar 29, 2022 -A national anti-human trafficking nonprofit IN OUR BACKYARD (IOB) led by a child sex-trafficking survivor along with volunteers, law enforcement, government agencies, and local nonprofits teamed up to raise awareness and fight human trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl host city. Within one week of the big game 17 of the 36 children posted in the IOB Missing Children Booklets were recovered through collaborative efforts with law enforcement and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Los Angeles Sherriff’s Department reported 183 arrests of alleged sex buyers and 30 suspected traffickers, as well as 65 adults and 7 minors recovered. See www.InOurBackyard.org to read the complete Super Bowl Executive Summary. Human trafficking happens 365 days a year throughout the United States and risk increases around large events like the Super Bowl due to the entertainment and party atmosphere.