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Westmoreland commissioners honor Red Sand project for human trafficking awareness

Rich Cholodofsky

Westmoreland County Commissioners this month honored supporters of the 2019 Red Sand project that brings attention to human trafficking issues.

The Blackburn Center along with multiple organizations in Westmoreland throughout September have poured red sand into pavement cracks to symbolize victims of human trafficking that have fallen through the cracks of society.

Red sand was poured this month on to the sidewalks at the county courthouse in Greensburg, Twin Lakes Park and Excela Health Westmoreland and Latrobe hospitals.

The final event is planned for 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 on the sidewalk in front of Excela Frick Hospital in Mt. Pleasant.

Rich Cholodofsky is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Rich at 724-830-6293, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Red sand is poured in to sidewalk cracks at the Westmoreland County Courthouse to bring attention to human trafficking.
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