End Slavery Cincinnati will train, educate, and reach out to the community to create 100% awareness in the greater Cincinnati area as to the reality and presence of human trafficking.
End Slavery Cincinnati will advocate for each individual survivor of human trafficking, as well as all potential victims of human trafficking, to have full access to all legal, social service, and rehabilitation/recovery resources.
End Slavery Cincinnati will provide the greater Cincinnati area with a cohesive referral network for potential human trafficking cases and victims requiring follow-up or further assistance.
End Slavery Cincinnati was founded in 2007 as a Rescue and Restore Coalition through the Department of Health and Human Services. End Slavery Cincinnati has recently entered into a partnership with The Salvation Army, Southwest Ohio and Northeast Kentucky Division and is headquartered at The Salvation Army office. Click here to read more about the recent partnership.
Since 2007, End Slavery Cincinnati has served Hamilton, Clermont, Brown, and Adams, and other surrounding counties as needed, by coordinating public education events and services for victims. As of July 2012, End Slavery Cincinnati has:
- Trained and provided material outreach to over 3,000 individuals and groups
- Consulted with the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA) in their development of a human trafficking curriculum for Ohio law enforcement
- Recruited over 40 agencies and individuals to join the coalition
- Assisted the Freedom Center in their development of the Greater Cincinnati Human Trafficking Report and the Ohio Trafficking in Persons Study Commission in their research for the Report on the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in Ohio delivered to the Ohio Attorney General
- Served as a member of the Ohio Network of Human Trafficking Coalitions and the Ohio Human Trafficking Commission
- Received referrals and coordinated services for several victims in the greater Cincinnati area
- In partnership with the Partnership Against the Trafficking of Humans (PATH) in Northern Kentucky, bi-annually coordinated the greater Cincinnati area human trafficking conference