Youth Trafficking Committee - September 13, 2017 - Supporting Documents

Meeting Date: 
September 13, 2017 - 1:30pm

Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking

Youth Trafficking Committee


Task Force Strategic Goals and Committee Work Group Goals

September 13, 2017



Identified during strategic planning retreat in January 2017


Goal 1: Link, support and engage services across relevant city departments and agencies, community‐based organizations, labor organizations and relevant businesses and industries to: identify gaps in services and ensure efficiency and comprehensiveness of service delivery; identify victims; decrease demand for goods and services created/provided by trafficked persons; implement trainings; and bring justice for victims.


Goal 2: Institutionalize the City of San Francisco’s response to human trafficking through policy, advocacy and collaborating with relevant departments, community‐based organizations, businesses and labor organizations


Goal 3: Prevent human trafficking by addressing issues that create vulnerability.


Goal 4: Engage with local and regional collaboratives that raise awareness, change public perception, and seek to develop regional approaches to prevention, identification and service delivery.


Goal 5: Promote the self–determination and rights of people who have been impacted by Human Trafficking.



Identified during March 8th Committee meeting



Develop a comprehensive city-wide prevention strategy, including the services that can be offered when a youth is deemed to be at risk of trafficking.


Housing and Placements:

Develop and align on a comprehensive housing roadmap for all children and TAY in San Francisco who have been trafficked for sex and/or labor, from emergency to long-term support, both within and outside of the foster care system. Align on goals, roles of individual service providers, and ideal timeline to be able to apply for funding as a group of organizations to bring our plan to life. By December 2017, the work group will have a list of housing and placement recommendations.


Job Readiness and Job Placements:

Expand employment and vocational training services for survivors.