“I don’t know what it is about Baxter (therapy dog), his silent abilities, but I hear that he doesn’t really like me going on the record. He has the ability to soften and just alleviate whatever is going on in the courtroom especially with that young person who is in the courtroom.”
Judge Motoike, Former Presiding Juvenile Court Judge
CSEC STEERING COMMITTEE
In 2014, Senate Bill 855 clarified that children who are victims of exploitation will be served by the child welfare system, a system designed to protect and serve abused and neglected youth. It established an optional Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) program, prevention and intervention services, and training related to children who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
FAITH BASED ACTION COMMITTEE
The Faith Based Action Committee's (FBAC) mission is to work together as unified team of various faiths with the common goal to mobilize resources and people towards filing the gaps and needs identified by the greater task force, and to help bring hope and restoration to the victims and survivors of human trafficking they serve.
VICTIM SERVICE PROVIDER COMMITTEE
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The Healthcare Committee's (HC) mission, as healthcare professionals, is to provide information and tools necessary for recognizing and responding to victims of human trafficking in a trauma-informed, best practices approach to facilitate appropriate healthcare in a collaborative effort with the task force at large.
COMMUNITY (RE)INTEGRATION COMMITTEE
The Community (Re)Integration Committee's (CRI) mission is to provide collaborative support with peers and organizations on future sustainable development around education, employment and independent living skills for survivors of human trafficking to thrive, and to work in alignment with the task force philosophy of engaging with victims in an approach that is victim-centered and trauma-informed.