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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…

Politics and Human Trafficking

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…

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Florida Ranks 3rd in Federal Cases in 2017 and 4th in the United States* in 2018 for the number of active criminal human trafficking cases making their way through federal courts

The detailed report utilized court documents from across the country to provide a good look at human trafficking in the justice system. While many survivors are identified and receive services, very few are willing to testify in court due to fear of retaliation. Without testimony from survivors, it is not uncommon for human trafficking charges…

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Sting Nets 103+1

When William Welch showed up to meet a 14-year-old for sex, something didn’t look right. He had a sinking sensation that he was being watched so he ditched his car and took off on foot, disappearing into the night. Welch’s hunch was right. He had arranged a date with an undercover officer posing as a…

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