To end human trafficking through preventing exploitation, educating the community, and empowering survivors.
We fight so that all may live free.
Awareness inspires action. Through awareness, we turn our community’s attention to the atrocity of human trafficking. Our neighbors become empowered to join our strategy to address this human rights violation.
Education prepares the community.
Through education, we prepare professionals, first responders and community members to recognize and address human trafficking situations. Institutions become qualified to aid victims and survivors with a trauma-informed approach.
Outreach prevents exploitation and empowers victims and survivors. Through programs, support groups, and direct outreach, we bridge the gap between service providers and those who need them. We interact with overlooked people to identify exploitation and connect them with appropriate resources for restoration.
Human trafficking is a violation of basic human rights and should be addressed as such. We must restore that basic human right to every trafficked person—freedom.
2007 UAHT Established as “Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition” (HRRC)
UAHT received IRS designation as an official 501(3) in December 2007 and launched a billboard media campaign with the message to Stop Modern Day Slavery in Houston.
2009 UAHT Partnered with Crime Stoppers
UAHT co-authored the 911 Crime-Stoppers protocol for handling calls of human trafficking. The protocol was approved by the National Emergency Number Association and is now available to 911 call centers across the country.
2010 UAHT Joined the Texas Task Force
The Attorney General of Texas appointed to serve on the statewide task force on human trafficking (The Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force), effective January 1, 2010.
2010 UAHT Advised the White House
The White House and Department of Health invited UAHT to participate in a stakeholder meeting to advise the government on how best to strengthen victim services for survivors of human trafficking.
2011 UAHT Conducted a Field Assessment
UAHT completed a Field Assessment on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in the Harris and Galveston Counties. The report is used by local officials and agencies as a guide to develop better services for this victim population.
2014 UAHT Received Community Leadership Award
UAHT received the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. Staff traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive the award from the FBI Director. The Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition re-branded as the organization you know now: United Against Human Trafficking.
2015 UAHT Launched First E-Learning Course
UAHT launched its first Human Trafficking 101 e-Learning course, allowing the small organization to reach more people.
2016 UAHT Created New Media Campaign
UAHT launched “Watch For Traffick” in partnership with the City of Houston, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, and the Houston Police Department.
2017 Uaht Launched Prevention Courses, Direct Outreach and Supportive Services
UAHT launched programming to help prevent human trafficking and serve current victims and survivors.
Director of Donor and External Partnerships
Director of Administration & Operations
Director of Programs
Director of Finance
Manager of Strategic Initiatives
Education & Outreach Manager
Community Engagement Coordinator
United Against Human Trafficking pledges good stewardship in every donation received. We are transparent with our finances, annual reports and internal revenue service disclosure forms. We acknowledge your contributions are investments towards our mission to end and prevent human trafficing through education, outreach and awareness.
When you give to United Against Human Trafficking, over 81% of our total revenue goes directly to programs and services; 11% to general operations and 8% to fundraising efforts.
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