This project strives to educate the political
leadership, law enforcement and the general public on the subject of
Human Trafficking and its prominence in the State of Florida.
ZONTA SAYS NO!
Commissioner Robin Fisher, Claire Ellis, Dr. Anthony Davis, Gail
Cordial, Sandy Michelson
Commission Adopts Resolution to Eradicate Human Trafficking
Jan 20 members of the Brevard County Commission unanimously
adopted a resolution in support of “all efforts to eradicate human
trafficking.” The resolution was sponsored by Commissioner Robin
Fisher of Titusville at the urging of Dr. Anthony Davis, Sr.,
Founder and Senior Pastor of No Limit Ministries, who serves as the
Chairman of the East Coast Human Trafficking Task Force.
Club of Melbourne is a partner in the Task Force and Claire Ellis,
Chair of the Club’s Human Trafficking Prevention and Education
Committee serves a member of the Task Force’s leadership.
the resolution Commissioner Fisher reiterated the Commission’s
understanding that although January is human trafficking prevention
month, the crime of human trafficking is an “all year battle” and
declared their strong support for detection and prosecution efforts
until “our youth and citizens are free from domestic minor human sex
trafficking and forced labor.”
thanked the Commissioners for their support stating between
17,500 and 20,000 victims are trafficking into the U.S. each year
and Florida is the third largest hub of U.S. human trafficking. He
stressed the importance of communication between community
stakeholders including faith-based organizations, law enforcement
officers, business and education leaders in order to identify
potential victims and convict their traffickers.
Meetings of the Task Force are held at the State Attorney's Office
in Building D at the Viera Government Complex every other month at
3:00 PM on the 3rd Tuesday.
Copy of Resolution
Proclamation Dec 2011
Trafficking Fast Facts
International Position Paper
Trafficking ZISVAW (Zonta International Strategies to End
Violence Against Women) Thailand
Trafficking ZISVAW Mekong
Trafficking ZISVAW RAMP (Regional Anti-Trafficking Mobilization
Trafficking RAMP, STAR Network of World Learning
Trafficking Carol Bellamy Speech
Department of State Human Trafficking Website
Department of Health and Human Services Human Trafficking Website
Dept of Family & Services