Local, state and federal law enforcement, as well as social service providers, know it can be extremely challenging to identify and assist victims of human trafficking because of their diverse needs and because trafficking is a hidden reality. STAC was created to fill these needs and meet this challenge.
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• Provide emergency and joint case management for victims
• Work with existing agencies and organizations as a single point of contact for those who are assisting victims
• Promote public awareness of human trafficking
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AEquitas, in partnership with the Just Exits expert Survivor Advisory Council, will transform justice by closing ON RAMPS to and building OFF RAMPS from sexual exploitation. Through the Initiative, they are: Educating prosecutors and law enforcement about how exploiters manipulate, brainwash, and force victims to engage in illegal activity Supporting prosecutors in their efforts to identify wrongful arrests and charges and to remedy wrongful convictions of exploited Read more about Just Exits for Survivors of Exploitation[…]
November 19, 2020, Noon – 2:00 pm ET Free online training Every healthcare professional, including the mental health practitioner, holds a unique and trusted position in our world, making it imperative that they are fully informed about human trafficking. This session will meet the requirements of Florida law regarding human trafficking education and help attendees Read more about Human Trafficking: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know-A Special Focus on Mental Health[…]
This free webinar is one in a series that BBCAHT and STAC is organizing during this time of social distancing and to keep up our Third Friday training schedule. We are happy to extend this invitation to friends and colleagues throughout the Big Bend and beyond – please join us! November 20, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 Read more about Human Trafficking Survivors and the Florida Juvenile Justice System[…]
Tune into Task Force Talks. This podcast is an outreach program by members of the South Florida Human Trafficking Task Force, “Task Force Talks” brings together anti-trafficking advocates to discuss what’s happening on the front lines of anti-human trafficking efforts in South Florida.
This free webinar is one in a series that BBCAHT and STAC is organizing during this time of social distancing and to keep up our Third Friday training schedule. We are happy to extend this invitation to friends and colleagues throughout the Big Bend and beyond – please join us! Friday, October 16, 2020 1:00 Read more about Advocating to End Human Trafficking: Justice, Equality and Economic Security for All[…]
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM The speaker for this meeting will be Patrick Crough, Special Agent Supervisor, Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center, Florida Department of Law Enforcement. This virtual meeting will be held using USA-Webex. Log-in information will be sent in a separate email next week.
This session will explore the successes and challenges in building a local coalition to end human trafficking.
Learn to recognize the signs of gang involvement, as well as the warning signs and risk factors of youth gang recruitment, in human trafficking.
A free online training to learn more about how to best advocate for survivors and to prevent sex and labor trafficking from occurring in our communities.
The 2020 Human Trafficking Summit will offer a lineup of speakers from around the state and nation.