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Month Flat Week Day

Thu. 3 Jan, 2019

“Perspectives” Call In Radio Show On WFSU (88.9 FM)

Thu. 3 Jan, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tune in on the radio: 88.9FM http://news.wfsu.org/programs/perspectives-wfsu-889-wfsu-fm

A panel of representatives from the community, the Survive and Thrive Advocacy Center, and the Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking will provide an overview of local human trafficking issues and upcoming events, with a focus on labor trafficking and being a “conscious consumer.”

Tue. 8 Jan, 2019

Advocacy Committee

Tue. 8 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mon. 14 Jan, 2019

“Trafficked in America” – PBS And WFSU Broadcast

Mon. 14 Jan, 2019 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune into PBS station - WFSU TV

FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley tell the story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in the Midwest. The investigation uncovers a criminal network that exploited undocumented minors, companies that profited from forced labor and the U.S. Government’s role. This documentary can prompt discussions throughout the month.

Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-30v3FP4J4

Watch online anytime: https://www.pbs.org/video/trafficked-in-america-pppgmt/ 

Tue. 15 Jan, 2019

Education & Training Committee

Tue. 15 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

2-1-1 Big Bend - Call for Volunteers - Information & Interview Sessions

Tue. 15 Jan, 2019 6:30 pm

LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO...

  • Make a real difference in people's lives?
  • Join a team of staff and volunteers who value all people, regardless of their situation in life?
  • Boost your professional repertoire by increasing your awareness of social services, ability to manage multiple tasks, as well as interviewing and documentation skills?

Yes? Then you should Volunteer with 2-1-1 Big Bend!!

For more information, applications, and other session dates, visit http://www.211bigbend.org/volunteer

Thu. 17 Jan, 2019

UPHS Board of Directors Meeting

Thu. 17 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Racism Awareness and Health Equity Keynote - FSU

Thu. 17 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: 

FSU College of Medicine, Durell Peaden Auditorium

Keynote Speaker:

David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Satcher has dedicated his life to improving public health policy and eliminating health disparities through his leadership as the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, 13th Director of the CDC, and founding Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

2-1-1 Big Bend - Call for Volunteers - Information & Interview Sessions

Thu. 17 Jan, 2019 6:00 pm

LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO...

  • Make a real difference in people's lives?
  • Join a team of staff and volunteers who value all people, regardless of their situation in life?
  • Boost your professional repertoire by increasing your awareness of social services, ability to manage multiple tasks, as well as interviewing and documentation skills?

Yes? Then you should Volunteer with 2-1-1 Big Bend!!

For more information, applications, and other session dates, visit http://www.211bigbend.org/volunteer

Fri. 18 Jan, 2019

Human Trafficking Community Training Program

Fri. 18 Jan, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

The Kearney Center, Municipal Way, Tallahassee, FL (due to limited parking carpooling/early arrival advised.)

Description

This certificate program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and assist human trafficking survivors in a variety of settings. Special topics will include identifying labor trafficking cases in the Big Bend and survivors’ rights and remedies, including immigration issues.

Registration Information

If interested, send your name and contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Costs

Free. This is the first of 2019 monthly 3rd Friday community training programs.

Sponsor

STAC in affiliation with the Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking, and the Kearney Center/CESC

Tue. 22 Jan, 2019

Conversation focused on Long-Term Funding Implications by Local Funders

All day

The local human services sector is a vital partner in delivering services on behalf of City and County government to improve the quality of life for our neighbors. With changes in local funding priorities, join UPHS and our CHSP partners to engage in this candid conversation tailored to address the concerns of human service agencies, as well as, address the long-term impacts these changes could have on your capacity to deliver such services.

Further, this conversation will center around the viability of strategic partnerships and unification within the human services sector to drive efficiency and collective impact. With future changes in the CHSP process, emphasis will be placed on greater collaboration and coordination to leverage resources and serve more people in need.

Feel free to submit questions in advance to remain confidentiality due to the sensitivity of this topic and we will address them in a generalized manner at each session.

Three sessions are available:

  • 9-10:30AM,
  • 10:30AM – Noon
  • 2-3:30PM

To register, click here.

Nominating/Membership Committee

Tue. 22 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

2-1-1 Big Bend - Call for Volunteers - Information & Interview Sessions

Tue. 22 Jan, 2019 7:00 pm

LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO...

  • Make a real difference in people's lives?
  • Join a team of staff and volunteers who value all people, regardless of their situation in life?
  • Boost your professional repertoire by increasing your awareness of social services, ability to manage multiple tasks, as well as interviewing and documentation skills?

Yes? Then you should Volunteer with 2-1-1 Big Bend!!

For more information, applications, and other session dates, visit http://www.211bigbend.org/volunteer

Thu. 24 Jan, 2019

FSU Student Awareness Event

Thu. 24 Jan, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Student Services Building, FSU Campus, Student Services Building, Room 214, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Description

This is a “Blue Campaign” event. Learn about how trafficking cases develop as a Homeland Security investigator presents on local trafficking cases. Also learn about how to look out for red flags, and ways to stay safe if one is ever caught in a dangerous situation. Students will also be given the resources to find ways to get involved with anti-trafficking efforts within the Tallahassee community.

For more see Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1095337550644593/

Cost

Free

2-1-1 Big Bend - Call for Volunteers - Information & Interview Sessions

Thu. 24 Jan, 2019 7:00 pm

LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO...

  • Make a real difference in people's lives?
  • Join a team of staff and volunteers who value all people, regardless of their situation in life?
  • Boost your professional repertoire by increasing your awareness of social services, ability to manage multiple tasks, as well as interviewing and documentation skills?

Yes? Then you should Volunteer with 2-1-1 Big Bend!!

For more information, applications, and other session dates, visit http://www.211bigbend.org/volunteer

Sat. 26 Jan, 2019

Gadsden County Community Human Trafficking Forum

Sat. 26 Jan, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Gadsden County Public Library, 732 Pat Thomas Parkway, Quincy, FL 32351

Description

This forum will focus on the issues of human trafficking in Gadsden County including both sex and labor trafficking, and the impact of trafficking after disasters like Hurricane Michael. Local and community leaders will present information and hold an open forum to discuss human trafficking, how to support farmers and other food purveyors whose produce and work is “slavery-free,” and other needed community responses.

Registration Information

https://gadsdenevent.eventbrite.com/ 

Cost

Free, refreshments included

Tallahassee Beer Festival

Sat. 26 Jan, 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit https://www.tlhbeerfestival.com/ for tickets and more information!

Sun. 27 Jan, 2019

Film Screening: California’s Forgotten Children

Sun. 27 Jan, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

FSU Student Life Cinema, 942 Learning Way Tallahassee, Florida 32304 (parking can be challenging; advise early arrival)

Description

Florida Premiere: “California's Forgotten Children" is a feature documentary about child sex trafficking. The film recounts true stories of girls and boys who were commercially sexually exploited in California and are now survivors and courageous leaders fighting for the rights of victims worldwide. The survivors’ stories show that any child can be exploited regardless of ethnicity or social economic background. This film highlights heroic stories from abolitionists and advocates who work night and day to protect children to put an end to this epidemic. The showing will be followed by a panel discussion.

Cost

Free

Hosts/Co-Sponsors

BBCAHT, Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (AIRR); International Rescue Committee, Going Places Street Outreach Program, STAC

Tue. 29 Jan, 2019

Executive Committee

Tue. 29 Jan, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Thu. 31 Jan, 2019

Finding Justice For Human Trafficking Survivors: Labor Trafficking

Thu. 31 Jan, 2019 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location

FSU College of Law, Room 107, 425 W Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32301

Description

Justice system representatives and experts will speak on a range of issues raised by the PBS Frontline documentary film “Trafficked in America” which will be shown from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with lunch and program to follow immediately the film. Topics will include: the prevalence of labor trafficking in Florida and in the Big Bend; the challenges and realities of trafficking of minors and their vulnerability; immigration legal issues and assistance for victims; and how those in the justice system and the public can best respond to bring justice to trafficking survivors and our community.

CLE credit pending

Registration Information

https://www.surviveandthriveadvocacy.org/finding-justice-forhuman-trafficking-survivors-labor-trafficking/ 

Hosts/Sponsors

FSU College of Law, FSU Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, Survive and Thrive Advocacy Center (STAC), Legal Services of North Florida, Tallahassee Women Lawyers, International Rescue Committee, Sister’s Embrace, FSU Golden Key Society, and OUTLaw.

Cost

Program is free; lunch is provided. If CLE required: $75; CLE scholarships available, contact STAC.

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