of Southern Colorado


Our Mission

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:
2nd Tuesday of each month
First United Methodist Church
410 N. Nevada
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Room #233
Use Boulder St. Entrance.

Next meeting:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Our guest speaker will be Sarah Nadelman with DATA (Denver AntiTrafficking Alliance).

Sara Nadelman, M.P.H. is the Project Director for the Denver Anti-Trafficking Alliance, part of the Special Projects Unit of the Denver District Attorney’s Office. She began her role in late June 2015. Ms. Nadelman received her B.A. in Sociology from Syracuse University in 2002, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. As part of her duties in the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Psychiatry (2002-2008), she was the first administrator for the Division of International Psychiatry, coordinated work on a Department of Education international psychiatry/public health grant and an anxiety/depression post-MI study. She also co-coordinated the Psychosomatic Fellowship. While working at MGH, Ms. Nadelman went on to get her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in International Health from Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH ‘09).

In 2007, she served as a research intern with P.I. Paul Bolton, MD (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) and spent 3 weeks in Phnom Penh, Cambodia performing capacity building research with World Vision International staff on the mental health issues of sexually trafficked girls. In 2008, Ms. Nadelman began her work at Boston University. As Administrative Manager for the Office of Academic Affairs for the Boston University School of Medicine, she worked on curriculum oversight projects as well as serving on the executive committee for the school’s successful reaccreditation. In late 2011, Ms. Nadelman began her position at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as the Project Manager for the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support, a specialized physician support program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston, MA. Ms. Nadelman left Brigham and Women’s Hospital in March 2013 to begin her 2-year long role as Country Director at Transitions Global (who in September 2014 merged with Hope For Justice), an NGO based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia that provides holistic aftercare to victims of sex trafficking. She was responsible for oversight and leadership of all the Transitions programs on the ground in Phnom Penh.

Our meetings are open to organizations and individuals who are interested in stopping Modern Day Slavery, especially in our community. We are a 501 C 3 organization as recognized by the IRS.

Roger Patrizio, Chairman
Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado

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