Human Trafficking

About the Task Force

Meeting Schedule

Meeting Information

Human Trafficking Reports in San Francisco

Resources

Get Involved

SB1193 State Human Trafficking Poster

No Traffick Ahead Campaign

 

About the Task Force

In March 2013, Mayor Ed Lee launched the Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking to review current efforts to improve the City’s response to human trafficking and identify gaps in services for survivors. The Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking takes a comprehensive, victim-centered approach and includes partners from law enforcement, social services agencies, and community based organizations. It aims to effectively intervene in human trafficking situations and focuses on long-term local solutions to this complex issue that affects the whole community. The Department on the Status of Women staffs the Task Force.  The Task Force has general meetings every other month.  Several committees also meet regularly: Youth Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, and Sex Work and Trafficking Policy Impact.

The mission of the Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking is to advance anti-trafficking efforts in the following ways:
      1. Examine the nature and scope of human trafficking across San Francisco and the Bay Area;
      2. Evaluate progress in combating human trafficking in San Francisco; 
      3. Identify challenges and opportunities in protecting and assisting victims and bringing traffickers to justice;
      4. Identify and address gaps in services for survivors of human trafficking;
      5. Create a city-wide strategic plan including milestones and timelines;
      6. Release an annual report on Task Force activities.
 

Yearly Highlights:

Meeting Information

Click here to view agendas and minutes for past meetings.

File2017 Meeting Schedule.docx

Human Trafficking Report

Resources

For a list of agencies providing services for anti-human trafficking or for survivors of human trafficking in San Francisco, click here

The San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SFCAHT) addresses human trafficking in the Bay Area through conferences, public awareness events, and a poster contest. Click here to learn more. The San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking has an online directory of resources here.

Interested in having a training on human trafficking?  Here is a list of  human trafficking trainers in San Francisco. San Francisco Trainers on Human Trafficking

Child Sex Trafficking: A San Francisco Survivor's Story:

san francisco trafficked survivor video

Watch the video now

Produced by former Director of Media and Community Affairs Aimee Allison, this is a groundbreaking video on the life of one San Francisco child sex trafficking surivor.  This video features a young woman who was first trafficked at age 12 from a San Francisco middle school. Like many victims of child sex trafficking, she describes a troubled home life, arrests, probation, the child welfare system, and her neverending search for love and security. After surviving ten years of trafficking, she shares her unique perspective on healing, redemption and a way out. It’s a must-watch for policymakers, young people, advocates, survivors, legal professionals, and educators. 

Indicators of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

PDF iconRecommendations for City Departments on Media Access to Human Trafficking Survivors.pdf

PDF iconPOST human trafficking training feedback.pdf

PDF iconStrategic Planning Retreat Summary.pdf

 

Get Involved

Report Suspicious Activity:

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-3737-888
  • San Francisco Police Department Tipline: 415-643-6233

Educate yourself about slavery in the supply chain:

Donate Your Time or Money:

  • Check out our resources for local organizations serving human trafficking survivors.
  • Join the San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SFCAHT) to help out with local educational and advocacy efforts. E-mail antoniasb@hotmail.com to be added to the SFCAHT mailing list and find out about local events.
  • Join regional efforts to address human trafficking at NoTraffickAhead.com.

Organize a Training for Your Workplace, Faith Community or Neighborhood Group:

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Human Trafficking Poster for California Businesses

Since 2013, California has required certain business to post a human trafficking notice that promotes awareness of the resources for survivors of human trafficking and slavery.

PDF icon SB1193 Poster

PDF icon SB1193 Fact Sheet 

PDF icon Mayor's letter re: SB 1193

No Traffick Ahead Campaign

The Department on the Status of Women is part of a regional effort to coordinate anti-human trafficking efforts in the Bay Area. Learn more at www.notraffickahead.com

San Francisco was the first jurisdiction in the Bay Area to pass the No Traffick Ahead local government resolution, which leverages local buying power to encourage businesses to address human trafficking. To see San Francisco's resolution, click the link below:

PDF iconSan Francisco No Traffic Ahead Resolution

For a model resolution to adopt in your city, check out this example:

PDF iconNo Traffick Ahead Local Government Resolution

In February 2016, several Bay Area counties launched an anti-human trafficking campaign. These are the images that were featured on ads around the region.

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