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Phoenix Human Trafficking Task Force

Led by Councilman Jim Waring with co-chair Sarah Suggs of the O'Connor House, the Task Force was created in December 2013 by the Phoenix City Council to establish the City of Phoenix as a model in addressing and combating human trafficking.   To meet this goal, Phoenix has adopted and implemented The Compass Plan, a five-year roadmap to eradicate human trafficking. 

Learn more:

Read the Task Force's Mission Statement.

Read The Compass Plan.

Download the official flyer

View a video profile of the Dream Center featuring Councilman Waring

Additional resources:

Safe Action Project
TRUST Project
Arizona Human Trafficking Council
Arizona Attorney General
The Blue Campaign
"Not Worth It" Campaign

Councilman Jim Waring hosted an instructional video to recognize the warning signs of trafficking featuring Phoenix Police Sgt. Chris Bray. The video also outlines what to do if you spot the warning signs.

Phoenix Starfish Place headingThe Phoenix Starfish Place is the first model for victims of Human Trafficking in the Nation. It is a 15-unit property, placing Section 8 Projects Based Vouchers used for victims of Human Trafficking. Services provided include support groups and skill trainings for the woman and their children, as well as prevention programs.

Read about the Launch of the "Not Worth It" CampaignCompass illustration ​