On April 13, 2016, the American Human Rights Council was voted in as the newest member organization of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force (MHTTF). The Task Force is a collaboration of federal, state, and local law enforcement, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, community members, victim service providers, and many more components to effectively work toward preventing human trafficking in the state of Michigan. The Task Force also works to ensure and support rehabilitation services for victims of human trafficking and to pursue the prosecution of perpetrators of this crime. The Task Force currently has over 90 entities and individuals working to prevent human trafficking in Michigan, and to effectively engage local communities to raise awareness about sexual and labor trafficking.
“The Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force is a strong network of entities and community working together to prevent human trafficking in Michigan and we are honored to be its newest member organization,” stated London Bell, AHRC staff member.
“We are ready to engage and collaborate with other member organizations and community members to advocate for prevention of human trafficking in Michigan, to advocate and support victims of human trafficking and to ensure that perpetrators of this heinous violation of human rights are brought to justice,” added Ms. Bell.
For more information about the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, please visit http://cj.msu.edu/