Fri. Feb 13th, 8:30 AM- 4 PM
St. Petersburg College EpiCenter
13805 58th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33760
Hillsborough County, through the Department of Children and Youth Services, and the Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking-Tampa Bay will host a one-day interactive session to address Human Trafficking. An expert facilitator will guide community leaders through a unique gap analysis and problem resolution process. Participants will also develop the framework for a community cooperative model which could be adopted nationally. Seating is limited. Lunch will be available for purchase.
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Fri. Feb 21, 7 PM
St. Paul’s Family Center
12708 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, FL 33618
Join the event as Too Close to Home, a WEDU documentary on human trafficking in Tampa Bay will be shown for viewer’s consideration. Meet a panel of experts ready to discuss the issue and how it affects Tampa Bay drastically.
Learn more about other events, from fundraisers for area safe houses to a men’s conference and prayer groups.
Sat. Jan 11, 4-7 PM
Lykes Gaslight Square Park
410 N. Franklin St., Downtown Tampa
This event unites the 90+ organizations working to combat child sex trafficking and features with live entertainment and some of the area’s best food trucks, all culminating in a candlelight vigil in partnership with the Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking.
Fri. Jan 10, 8:30am-4:30pm
Stetson University Tampa Law Center
1700 N. Tampa Street, Downtown Tampa
A three-part training series to promote awareness and education on this form of modern day slavery. The event will include a resource fair, videos, quotes, case studies, and real-life accounts of the experiences of sexually exploited youth. Registration required. Contact: Shannon Martucci or 813.272.6272.
Sun. Jan 12, 2:00 pm
Ruskin Firehouse Cultural Center
101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin
Viewing of the WEDU documentary “Too Close To Home”, revealing Tampa Bay’s Human Trafficking Crisis. Other Showings & Times
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