Task Force FAQs

  • What are the goals of the Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force?
    • Community Awareness and Education
    • Youth Aware and Safe
    • Deterring Traffickers and Buyers
    • Keeping At-Risk Youth Safe
    • Apprehending, Investigating, and Prosecuting
    • Foreign-Born and Labor Victims
    • Survivors Supported and Protected
    • Survivors Recovering and Thriving
    • Examining Domestic Adult Sex Trafficking
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  • What is the Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force?

    The Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force includes representatives from state, local, federal government, law enforcement, victim service providers, and non-governmental organizations who work together to address the needs of human trafficking victims and to work towards eradicating human trafficking throughout the state of Georgia.

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  • What does the Task Force do?

    The Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force works collaboratively to eradicate human trafficking throughout the state of Georgia. Additionally, the Task Force has nine work groups based on the nine goals of the Task Force (Community Awareness and Education; Youth Aware and Safe; Deterring Traffickers and Buyers; Keeping At-Risk Youth Safe; Apprehending, Investigating, and Prosecuting; Foreign-Born and Labor Victims; Survivors Supported and Protected; Survivors Recovering and Thriving; and Examining Domestic Adult Sex Trafficking). These Work Groups create and implement projects and programs directed specifically at the goal of each Work Group. The Task Force meets on a quarterly basis and is comprised of representatives from state, local, federal government, law enforcement, victim service providers, and non-governmental organizations.

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  • How is the Task Force structured?

    The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is the backbone organization of the Task Force. There are tiered membership levels including:

    • Partner Level Members
    • Affiliate Level Members
    • At-large/ General Public Members
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  • How does the task force benefit human trafficking Victims?

    For each of the nine goals of the task force, there is a Work Group established to create and implement projects and programs directed specifically at the goal of the Work Group. Therefore, the projects and programs which are implemented through the Task Force Work Groups will directly benefit the victims of human trafficking in Georgia.

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  • Can anyone join the Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force?

    Yes, anyone with interest in working toward combating the issue of human trafficking in Georgia is welcome to participate in the Quarterly Task Force meetings. These individuals are encouraged to attend the meetings to learn about what projects the Task Force is currently working on, and to hear about Task Force successes.

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  • When does the Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force meet?

    The Task Force meets on a quarterly basis. The 2019 meetings dates are: April 3rd, June 5th, September 4th, and December 4th. If you are interested in being notified of Task Force meetings, please contact Morgan Sanborn.

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  • If I am interested in participating in a specific work group, what should I do?

    If you or your organization would like to participate in a specific Task Force Work Group, please contact Morgan Sanborn.

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  • How can I join the Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force?

    Please see the Membership section for more information on the different levels of membership and how to become a member of the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. For more information, please contact Morgan Sanborn.

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