Five Ways You Can Help End Human Trafficking

Cases of sex and labor trafficking have been on the rise for the past decade in Florida, yet many people remain unaware of trafficking’s prevalence and its impact on people and communities. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and your opportunity to act. Here are five ways you can join STAC in the fight to Read more about Five Ways You Can Help End Human Trafficking[…]

IMAGINING FREEDOM CULINARY TASTING

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. FSU Turnbull Center, 555 West Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL 32301 CLICK HERE TO BECOME A SPONSOR OR PURCHASE TICKETS! The Imagining Freedom Culinary Tasting and Fundraiser is a casual dining event to raise awareness about labor and sex trafficking in the Big Bend. Food stations, coordinated Read more about IMAGINING FREEDOM CULINARY TASTING[…]

HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM

March 15, 2019 The Kearney Center, 2650 Municipal Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32304 (due to limited parking carpooling/early arrival advised.) This certificate program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and assist human trafficking survivors in a variety of settings. Special topics will include issues facing our schools and how to mobilize in schools Read more about HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM[…]

HUMAN TRAFFICKING MONTHLY COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM

Friday, February 15, 2019 The Kearney Center, 2650 Municipal Way, Tallahassee, FL (due to limited parking carpooling/early arrival advised.) This certificate program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and assist human trafficking survivors in a variety of settings. Special topics will include identifying sex trafficking cases among youth in the Big Bend Read more about HUMAN TRAFFICKING MONTHLY COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM[…]

FILM SCREENING: CALIFORNIA’S FORGOTTEN CHILDREN

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. FSU Student Life Cinema, 942 Learning Way Tallahassee, Florida 32304 (parking can be challenging; advise early arrival) Florida Premiere: “California’s Forgotten Children” is a feature documentary about child sex trafficking. The film recounts true stories of girls and boys who were commercially sexually exploited in California and Read more about FILM SCREENING: CALIFORNIA’S FORGOTTEN CHILDREN[…]

GADSDEN COUNTY COMMUNITY HUMAN TRAFFICKING FORUM

Saturday, January 26, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gadsden County Public Library, 732 Pat Thomas Parkway, Quincy, FL 32351 This forum will focus on the issues of human trafficking in Gadsden County including both sex and labor trafficking and the impact of trafficking after disasters like Hurricane Michael. Local and community leaders will present information Read more about GADSDEN COUNTY COMMUNITY HUMAN TRAFFICKING FORUM[…]

FSU STUDENT AWARENESS EVENT

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Student Services Building, FSU Campus, Student Services Building, Room 214, Tallahassee, FL 32301 This is a “Blue Campaign” event. Learn about how trafficking cases develop as a Homeland Security investigator presents on local trafficking cases. Also learn about how to look out for red flags, and ways Read more about FSU STUDENT AWARENESS EVENT[…]

HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM

Friday, January 18, 2019 The Kearney Center, Municipal Way, Tallahassee, FL (Due to limited parking carpooling/early arrival advised.) This certificate program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and assist human trafficking survivors in a variety of settings. Special topics will include identifying labor trafficking cases in the Big Bend and survivors’ rights Read more about HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMUNITY TRAINING PROGRAM[…]

“TRAFFICKED IN AMERICA” – PBS AND WFSU BROADCAST

FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley tell the story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in the Midwest. The investigation uncovers a criminal network that exploited undocumented minors, companies that profited from forced labor and the U.S. Government’s role. This documentary can prompt discussions throughout the month. Watch the Read more about “TRAFFICKED IN AMERICA” – PBS AND WFSU BROADCAST[…]

Finding Justice for Human Trafficking Survivors: Labor Trafficking

Justice system representatives and experts will speak on a range of issues raised by the film “Trafficked in America,” which will be shown from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with lunch and program to follow. Topics will include the prevalence of labor trafficking in Florida and the Big Bend; the challenges and realities of trafficking Read more about Finding Justice for Human Trafficking Survivors: Labor Trafficking[…]

    
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