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
Use Boulder St. Entrance.
Next meeting: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Our speaker will be Kristen Harness,
the Executive Director of Extended Hands of Hope. Extended Hands of Hope
is a 501(C)(3) organization working on opening up an emergency shelter for
underage girls recovered from sex trafficking in Denver and the
surrounding areas. Extended Hands of Hope was formed after hearing about
the great need for an emergency shelter specific to this young victim
population. Avanti House will be a short-term home for girls ages 15-17
and will meet the immediate needs of the children. Services for the girls
will include basic medical and dental care, trauma-informed counseling,
group therapy, recreational activities, Bible and book studies, and
referrals to appropriate long-term treatment.
Hands of Hope
Our meetings are open to organizations and individuals
who are interested in stopping Modern Day Slavery,
especially in our
We are a 501 C 3 organization as recognized by the IRS.
Betty Edwards, Chairman
Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado