Tag: human trafficking and exploitation prevention training act


Florida Congressmen Continue to Fight Against Human Trafficking

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., introduced the “Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act” which would have the Office of Trafficking in Persons, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), create grants to offer “training for students, teachers and other school personnel on the warning signs of human trafficking.”

Vern Buchanan Secures Funds to Help Sarasota Group Helping Victims of Human Trafficking

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced the U.S. Justice Department is sending more than $750,000 to Selah Freedom, which is based in Sarasota, to help the victims of human trafficking.

Florida Congressmen Propose Grant Program to Help Crack Down on Human Trafficking

The two congressmen who lead the Florida delegation in the U.S. House--Democrat U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan--teamed up this week to bring out a bill to crack down on human trafficking.