Advocates host film festival to raise awareness about human trafficking

People gathered in Winter Park to raise awareness about human trafficking. Dozens of organizations partnered together for the 12th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day and Film Festival at Calvary Orlando Church. “Florida has the third highest number of calls to the National Trafficking Hotline. Orange County has the highest number of cases, according to DCF,…

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Abolitionists Partners, Explained

As an Abolitionist Partner, you’ll give $18 a month for all the 18th birthdays. #18fortheir18th As a Florida based non-profit, we fight human trafficking across the entire United States. Teenagers are targeted in the most “innocent” ways. This isn’t a life that discriminates. Imagine you have a 17-year-old niece named Stephanie. She loves dancing, movies,…

Human Trafficking Awareness

United Abolitionists training UCF hospitality students to spot human trafficking

The University of Central Florida is teaming up with the non-profit organization United Abolitionists to train the future leaders of hospitality on how to combat human trafficking. The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management will soon start training students on how to identify and report sex and labor trafficking through a series of three internship…

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The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management Partners with United Abolitionists

The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando is teaming up with United Abolitionists, an agency that fights against slavery and exploitation, to train “future leaders of the hospitality industry to combat human trafficking in hospitality, tourism, events, attractions, hotels and on campus.” Last year, UCF established the Center for the Study of Human…

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Hotel industry vows united front against sex traffickers

Story originally published by: The Orlando Sentinel Hotel industry vows united front against sex traffickers The nation’s hotel industry association vowed Wednesday to fight widespread sex trafficking on its properties, in part by training every employee on warning signs for the crime and how to respond. The announcement from the American Hotel & Lodging Association…