Vision: To end human trafficking, thereby reducing suffering and making
our community safer.
The mission of the Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado is
to build a collaboration of organizations and individuals to reduce
human suffering caused by human trafficking, through advocacy,
awareness, rehabilitation, and services for survivors.
Human Trafficking Task Force meetings are:
speaker will be
2nd Tuesday of each month
First United Methodist Church
420 N. Nevada
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Use Boulder St. Entrance.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Dan O'Bryant is an advocate in the battle against sex trafficking. As a
2015-16 Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard
University, he gave presentations and did research on the topic, returning as
an Associate for the Fall 2016 term. He served as the Chairman of the
Board of anti-trafficking NGO Shared Hope International from 2013 – 2016,
and remains on the Board. SHI is an international leader in the fight to
bring an end sex trafficking, particularly of children. In September of 2017,
he joined the Board of Directors of the National Center on Sexual
Exploitation. NCOSE has become the leading national organization shining a
light on the links between all forms of sexual exploitation and on the public
health crisis of pornography.
Holding a Juris Doctor degree from Drake University, he served as
a Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the United States Air Force, serving as a
prosecutor, as Area Defense Counsel, and as a Law Professor at the USAF
Academy. In 2003-4 O’Bryant was a candidate for the US Senate from
Colorado. Most recently, he served as one of three principals in the The
Eickmann Group, a defense consulting firm.
His most recent speaking engagements in 2018 included The Samaritan
Women's "Christian Abolitionists Symposium" at The Museum of the Bible and
the National Center on Sexual Exploitation's "End Exploitation Summit", also
in Washington, DC. His 2017 presentations included the NCOSE US Capitol
Symposium: “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda; Policy Recommendations on
Sex Trafficking, Sexual Violence, Child Exploitation & Pornography.” He
was also the keynote speaker at the Harvard Intercollegiate Convention
Against Modern Slavery.
O’Bryant lives in Colorado Springs with his wife of 42 years,
Donna. They have three children, and eight grandchildren.
Roger Patrizio, Chairman
Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado