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ABOUT US

Florida Abolitionist has expanded Nationally and is now United Abolitionists. We are a network of first responders to the national human trafficking crisis.

United Abolitionists (UA) is a leading agency in the U.S. connecting all organizations and resources necessary to educate, prevent, rescue and rehabilitate in the fight against modern-day slavery and exploitation.

Join our fight to stop human trafficking as we work to rebuild lives and prevent this crime from continuing so that we will win this war on human dignity.

FLORIDA ABOLITIONIST IS NOW UNITED ABOLITIONISTS

HOW YOU CAN HELP US FIGHT

At United Abolitionists, we have ongoing initiatives that help fight human trafficking in Florida and throughout the United States.

UA Speakers Bureau

United Abolitionists has been on the forefront of providing comprehensive training for individuals, professionals, business, organizational leaders, pastors and law enforcement.

With speakers and teachers who have personal experience in all aspects of combating Human Trafficking, we offer experiential knowledge with an engaging and practical delivery.

The Backpack Project

Help victims of sex trafficking in the state of Florida. Your donation provides the following essentials:

A NEW sturdy backpack
Personal Care items: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Body lotion, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Feminine Hygiene Products, Face Wipes, Hair Brush, and Tissues.
New clothing items including:
underwear, comfortable lightweight yoga pants and tee shirts, flip flops

Hospitality Industry Training

With hotels in Florida being heavily utilized by traffickers for transportation, exchange, and a place to conduct business—especially for sex-trafficking, United Abolitionists (formerly Florida Abolitionist) has worked for over a decade to educate hospitality leaders about the problem and empower them to advocate for victims.

UA provides annual certifications and continual education for their hospitality industry partners.

Abolitionists Partners, Explained

As an Abolitionist Partner, you’ll give $18 a month for all the 18th birthdays. #18fortheir18th As a Florida based non-profit, we fight human trafficking across the entire United States. Teenagers are targeted in the most “innocent” ways. This isn’t a life that discriminates. Imagine you have a 17-year-old niece named Stephanie. She loves dancing, movies,…

United Abolitionists training UCF hospitality students to spot human trafficking

The University of Central Florida is teaming up with the non-profit organization United Abolitionists to train the future leaders of hospitality on how to combat human trafficking. The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management will soon start training students on how to identify and report sex and labor trafficking through a series of three internship…

The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management Partners with United Abolitionists

The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando is teaming up with United Abolitionists, an agency that fights against slavery and exploitation, to train “future leaders of the hospitality industry to combat human trafficking in hospitality, tourism, events, attractions, hotels and on campus.” Last year, UCF established the Center for the Study of Human…

Human Trafficking Infects Florida

By: Noah Bradon ORLANDO — In 2018, the state of Florida saw the third-highest number of reported cases of human trafficking in the entire country, trailing only portions of California and Texas. The largest concentration of occurrences happened in urban centers, led by Central Florida. In 2016, greater Orlando ranked third in the nation in…

Indian American Chamber of Commerce Honors United Abolitionists at their 10th Annual Awards Gala

Special Thanks to the Indian Chamber of Commerce for their Amazing generosity as our organization was one of their 2019 recipients at the 10th Annual Awards Gala last week!!!

Massage Establishments Now Required to Post Human Trafficking Awareness Sign

By January 1, 2021, Massage establishments will be required by law to post a sign regarding human trafficking in a conspicuous place accessible to employees. Here are some quick sign requirements. The sign must: Be at least 11 x 15 inches Be at least 32-point type Contain statutorily required language and be posted in English…

Hotel industry vows united front against sex traffickers

Story originally published by: The Orlando Sentinel Hotel industry vows united front against sex traffickers The nation’s hotel industry association vowed Wednesday to fight widespread sex trafficking on its properties, in part by training every employee on warning signs for the crime and how to respond. The announcement from the American Hotel & Lodging Association…

Sex Trafficking and Substance Abuse

How sex traffickers use drug addiction to recruit and control their victims… Thousands of people flock to the recovery capital in Florida every year for the treatment of addiction and substance abuse. Sex traffickers know this and are constantly patrolling the streets looking for vulnerable people who are addicts or are looking to get high.…