- Broward County
- Miami-Dade County
- Monroe County
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $750,000)
The Miami-Dade Police Department and International Rescue Committee work to enhance multidisciplinary collaboration among the SFHTTF whose geographic jurisdiction covers Monroe, Miami-Dade, and Broward counties. Project goals are to: 1) Sustain effective leadership and structure to support the successful identification of victims of all forms of human trafficking, individualized service, and promote the continuous efforts of investigation and prosecution of trafficking perpetrators; 2) Make data-driven decisions based on the prevalence, scope, and nature of human trafficking within the jurisdiction; 3) Identify victims of all types of human trafficking through coordinated training, public awareness and outreach efforts, and victim-centered screening and interview techniques; 4) Conduct proactive investigations of sex and labor trafficking with the goal of successful prosecution of cases at the state or federal level; and 5) Ensure that a comprehensive array of services are readily available to meet the individualized needs of all victims of human trafficking, including foreign nationals and U.S. citizens, of all ages and sexes.
- Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking Prevention and Decriminalization Project for Summit & Medina Counties
- This project will launch a pilot Youth Advocate Leadership Program where college students will participate in a paid victim advocacy fellowship program serving traditionally marginalized communities.
- OVC FY 2022 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking: Training and Technical Assistance Program