DPI works to prevent all forms of violence. As part of Broward Human Trafficking Coalition, we work to increase awareness of the human trafficking plague. It affects us all – both internationally and domestically, whether adults or children. Did you know that sex trafficking victims, on average, are first exploited by the age of 13? Did you know that Florida ranks in the top in terms of numbers of people enslaved? Watch this video and find out how Broward ranks. Look below the surface – can you recognize a victims of human trafficking among the people you see every day? Victims of trafficking can be found in: Commercial sex, Domestic servitude (maids,) Sweatshop factories, Construction, Farming or landscaping, Fisheries, Hotel or tourist industries, Panhandling, Janitorial services, Restaurant service, anywhere!

Be an abolitionist – celebrate Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11, and Human Rights Day, December 10!

Human Trafficking Observances

Click on the icon below to learn more about observances related to human trafficking:

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Broward Human Trafficking Coalition
image009DPI is a member of the Broward Human Trafficking Coalition. This coalition is made of Broward County anti-human trafficking advocates and its goal is to raising awareness about and reduce the incidence of human trafficking. The Coalition serves as an information, education, and networking resource for organizations as well as the community. Become an abolitionist! If you or your organization is interested in learning more or attending a workshop on this topic, visit the Broward Human Trafficking Coalition website.

 

Reporting Suspected Trafficking
Resources and Links
Please Note: A program or website being mentioned here does not imply endorsement by the School Board of Broward County and does not necessarily reflect its views. Contact the program developers directly for the most current information.

Abolish Campaign: Access these resources aimed at Broward County from the Junior League –  Brochure, Flyer, Infomercial #1Infomercial #2.
Anti-Slavery International (ASI)
Look Beneath The Surface The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program (ATIP) identifies and serves victims of human trafficking, assisting foreign trafficking victims in the United States to become eligible for public benefits and services to the same extent as refugees. The program also raises awareness of human trafficking through the HHS Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking campaign. Order free “Look Beneath The Surface” posters and other materials here.

Blue Campaign: visit the website to access comprehensive resources available for public distribution
Break the Chain Campaign
Broward Human Trafficking Coalition – a coalition of aimed at raising awareness about Human Trafficking. The Coalition serves as an information, education, and networking resource for organizations as well as the community.
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Investigative Programs, Crimes Against Children
Gender Violence & Health Center
Human Rights Day is December 10th – learn more!
Human Trafficking.org
Humane Education – resources for teaching about Human Trafficking
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Human Trafficking Resource Center
NCJRS, US Dept. of Justice
Not For Sale
Office of Victim Compensation, U.S. Department of Justice
Polaris Project
Youth for Human Rights:  free curriculum and videos