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  • Jun 15, 2020

    2020 Human Trafficking Virtual Summit on October 6, 2020

    The 2020 Human Trafficking Summit will offer a lineup of speakers from around the state and nation, and learning opportunities created at the Human Trafficking Summit will allow Florida to continue working to protect victims, prevent trafficking, and prosecute traffickers.
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  • Apr 01, 2020

    Freedom 180 presents MORE TH>N A NU#BER: A Human Trafficking Seminar 2020

    Freedom 180 is very proud to announce the second annual MORE TH>N A NU#BER: A Human Trafficking Seminar, planned for June 26th of 2020. This year will include new speakers, more vendors, exciting partnerships, and up to date information on how we can end human trafficking in the Florida panhandle.
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  • Mar 23, 2020

    Madison County Human Trafficking Workshop presented by Gateway To Fr33dom Human Trafficking Task Force

    The Gateway To Fr33dom Human Trafficking Task Force sponsors a Human Trafficking Workshop held in Madison County. This workshop is designed to bring information and awareness to the community to keep our children safe. The workshop is on Thursday April 30, 2020 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and is open to the public.
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  • Jan 15, 2020

    Big Ben Coalition Against Human Trafficking (BBCAHT) Events from January - March 2020

    The Big Ben Coalition Against Human Trafficking (BBCAHT) announces activities and events occurring in 2020 from January to March. Several events coincide with National Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January. BBCAHT Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/bbcaht/
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  • Jan 15, 2020

    Human Trafficking Forum in Gadsden County on Saturday January 18, 2020

    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 and hold an open forum to discuss human trafficking, how to support farmers and other food purveyors whose produce and work is “slavery-free,” and other needed community responses.
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  • Jan 08, 2020

    Freedom 7 Human Trafficking Taskforce Event on January 29, 2020 in Daytona Beach, FL

    Marina Anderson, Regional Human Trafficking Coordinator, Florida Department of Children and Families Social media is increasingly being exploited to contact, recruit, and sell children for sex. Some traffickers use online ads to target victims while others use social media to strike up conversations and develop online friendships. These conversations may start off friendly and innocently, but then the traffickers will begin to use manipulation to charm their potential victims to lure them into human trafficking. During this session, attendees will learn to recognize signs of social media recruitment, the dangers of popular social media sites and apps, and the hidden meanings used to communicate sexual gestures when communicating with popular emojis.
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  • Jan 08, 2020

    Human Trafficking Summit on January 10, 2020 in Pensacola, FL

    The Circuit 1 Human Trafficking Taskforce is hosting their Human Trafficking Summit on Friday January 10, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, FL. Join us for a powerful day of education and action. Learn ways you locally can make a difference. Come hear dynamic speakers like Erin Collins, Director for End Trafficking Inc.
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  • Jan 03, 2020

    Human Trafficking Awareness Month Events on January 21 & 23, 2020

    January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month and the Northeast Florida Human Trafficking Coalition requests your attendance at the local events that we have scheduled to raise awareness, educate, and update the community on how law enforcement and community service groups work together to combat human trafficking in our area.
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  • Dec 24, 2019

    3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium in Lake City, Florida on January 22, 2020

    The Gateway to Fr33dom Human Trafficking Taskforce is hosting their 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium on Wednesday January 22, 2020 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Columbia County School Board Auditorium. Join us for a powerful day of education and action. Learn ways you locally can make a difference. Come hear the keynote address by Corporal Alan Wilkett from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and a personal story from a Trafficking Survivor.
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  • Dec 24, 2019

    Labor Trafficking Training in Florida starting January 2020

    In Florida, much attention has been focused on commercially sexually exploited children since the passing of the Florida Safe Harbor Law in 2012, including continuous media coverage and law enforcement focused dollars. Unfortunately, children are exploited for labor every day but it remains unrecognized and under the radar, leaving them at high risk for further abuse and neglect. Learn how to recognize the signs of labor trafficking, learn how to respond to domestic and foreign-born minor victims and learn about the labor trafficking trends we have seen in Florida since 2009.
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  • Dec 24, 2019

    "Salon Talk" - A Free Workshop on Human Trafficking

    This workshop is designed to bring awareness of the types of Human Trafficking that affects children, men and women. The target population for this workshop are: hair salons, barber shops, massage parlors and nail salons as well as any other interested business professionals and the community. This workshop will provide professional speakers who are involved in the field of human trafficking, survivor stories, as well information of the human trafficking going on in the Pasco-Hernando area.
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  • Sep 16, 2019

    2019 Human Trafficking Summit

    Statewide conference on preventing labor and sex trafficking of children and adults. Breakout sessions will include recent updates and developments in the areas of legal/law enforcement, service delivery, policy and research, and medical/healthcare.
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  • Jul 16, 2019

    Human Trafficking Seminar in Circuit 14

    Freedom 180, the Positive Youth Development Program of the Florida Department of Health in Bay County, and Florida State University’s Panama City Campus are proud to announce the More Th>n A Nu#ber: A Human Trafficking Seminar. The conference will be focused on Human Trafficking; not only recognizing the signs, but what an individual can do to help eradicate Human Trafficking in their area. Registration link is provided
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  • Apr 19, 2019

    Child Sex Trafficking Training in Florida starting August 2019

    This training is designed to provide law enforcement investigators, patrol officers and social service providers with the information necessary to properly understand, recognize, and respond to cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Learn the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve skills related to victim identification and recovery, interviewing techniques for recovered victims, and effective techniques for a fully corroborated investigation to hold the perpetrator(s) accountable.
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  • Apr 08, 2019

    Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Training Opportunity in Circuit 06

    An in-depth level of training for those who will be working directly with sexually exploited youth and their supervisors. Attendees must have a basic understanding of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). This training addresses youth development, stages of change and teaches basic skills in motivational interviewing and trauma informed care, ending with the importance of addressing vicarious trauma and self-care. The goal is to ensure that a person-centered approach is employed when working with commercially sexually exploited youth.
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  • Jan 25, 2019

    Finding Justice for Human Trafficking Survivors: Labor Trafficking

    Justice system representatives and experts will speak on a range of issues raised by the PBS Frontline documentary film “Trafficked in America” which will be shown from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with lunch and program to follow immediately the film. Topics will include:the prevalence of labor trafficking in Florida and in the Big Bend; the challenges and realities of trafficking of minors and their vulnerability; immigration legal issues and assistance for victims; and how those in the justice system and the public can best respond to bring justice to trafficking survivors and our community.
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  • Jan 25, 2019

    Human Trafficking Community Training Program

    This certificate program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and assist human trafficking survivors in a variety of settings.
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  • Jan 25, 2019

    California's Forgotten Children Film Screening at Florida State University

    "California's Forgotten Children", a documentary about child sex trafficking in California, will be shown at Florida State University's Student Life Cinema.
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  • Jan 25, 2019

    Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking Community Human Trafficking Forum in Gadsden County

    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 and hold an open forum to discuss human trafficking and needed community responses.
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  • Jan 15, 2019

    "Salon Talk" - A Free Workshop on Human Trafficking

    This workshop will provide professional speakers who are involved in the field of human trafficking, survivor stories, as well information of the human trafficking going on in the Tampa Bay area.
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  • Jan 10, 2019

    Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking Annual Meeting

    The Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking holds its annual meeting during human trafficking awareness week.
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  • Dec 27, 2018

    Circuit 7 Human Trafficking Poster Event

    Come join in creating posters for the Freedom 7 Human Trafficking Task Force Light the Way Walk.
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  • Dec 27, 2018

    Light the Way, Walk with Me

    Come join the Circuit 7 Human Trafficking Taskforce's 3rd Annual HT "Light the Way" walk. Each of the 4 counties in Circuit 7 will walk to show support for HT victims and survivors in the community and will share HT information with the community.
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  • Dec 21, 2018

    Circuit 1 Human Trafficking Summit

    This event will teach attendees what Human Trafficking is, how to identify signs of trafficking, and how to help in the fight against trafficking.
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  • Dec 21, 2018

    Human Trafficking Symposium in Lake City

    This symposium will provide information on building rapport with HT youth, recognizing signs of trafficking, and how to address trafficking. An HT survivor will be speaking at this event as well.
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  • Dec 21, 2018

    Northeast Florida Human Trafficking Coalition Annual Gathering

    Annual HT gathering that provides the opportunity to network with other HT professionals and includes a program containing information about HT.
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  • Dec 19, 2018

    DJJ Human Trafficking Lunch and Learn

    This training is designed to give attendees an overview of human trafficking and the DJJ's role in the anti-trafficking movement. Attendees will learn trafficking definitions, the prevalence of trafficking in Florida and the nation, trafficking warning signs, and what to do if they suspect someone might be a victim of trafficking.
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  • Dec 10, 2018

    Building Bridges to End Human Trafficking Community Networking Event

    A community networking event for those providing services to victims of human trafficking. This event will be held at Happy Motoring in Tallahassee, FL. More details to come in January.
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  • Aug 31, 2018

    Upcoming Human Trafficking Webinars

    The National Criminal Justice Training Center is offering two exciting webinars about prosecuting traffickers this September: Prosecuting Sex Traffickers: Strategies for Witnesses in Child Sex trafficking and Exploitation Cases, and Prosecuting Sex Traffickers: Trial Preparation.
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  • Jul 22, 2018

    2018 Restoring Hope Training

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  • Jul 22, 2018

    2018 Human Trafficking Summit

    Statewide conference on preventing labor and sex trafficking of children and adults. Breakout sessions will include recent updates and developments in the areas of legal/law enforcement, service delivery, policy and research, and medical/healthcare.
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  • Jul 22, 2018

    Human Trafficking Investigations and Prosecutions Training Course

    This training will explore Human Trafficking investigations and prosecutions, the victim’s perspective, resources and best practices for response. This 8-hour course is designed to meet the immediate training needs of any law enforcement officer, evidence technician, social service agency and responder personnel who responds to incidents related to Human Trafficking.
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  • Jul 22, 2018

    Circuit 18 Human Trafficking Symposium

    Human Trafficking workshop in Cocoa on Thursday August 9th, 2018. Includes guest speakers, survivor stories, and human trafficking information. Breakout sessions for law enforcement, medical professionals, and the general public.
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  • Jun 14, 2018

    Salon Talk - A Free Workshop on Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking workshop in St. Petersburg on Monday July 16th, 2018. Includes guest speakers, survivor stories, and human trafficking information.
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  • Sep 16, 2014

    Call for Nominations for the 2014 Human Trafficking Prevention Awards

    The Florida Human Trafficking Summit announces the call for nominations for the 2014 Human Trafficking Prevention Awards. For the third year, the Summit will honor outstanding citizens for their efforts to end human trafficking in Florida.
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  • Oct 03, 2013

    Governor Scott Kicks off Florida’s Second Statewide Human Trafficking Summit

    Governor Rick Scott today kicked off the second statewide human trafficking summit.
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