Join the Coalition

Join The Coalition

Are you interested in joining our coalition that strategizes the fight against human trafficking in Houston? We encourage you to apply!

Membership in the HRRC is open to any organization, business, agency, governmental entity, or community member representative of any faith, ethnic or racial background, political view, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Member Requirements:
  • Coalition membership is valid for the calendar year and must be renewed annually during the period of July 1st – August 31st.
  • Members commit to be represented at 50% of the bi-monthly meetings of the Coalition. 2021 Meeting Schedule: August 3, 2021; October 5, 2021; December 1, 2021
  • Member organizations commit to participate in one of the Coalition Committees and to attend at least 50% of meetings. Example committees: Education, Research & Advocacy, Survivor Services, or Steering.

Membership Fees:

  • Organizations – $100
  • Community Members – $35
  • Fees are waived for government agencies, survivors, and committee chairpersons

If you have any questions, contact Misa Nguyen at coalition@uaht.org

There are 2 forms below. Use the first form “Become A Coalition Member” to apply to become a member of the Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition. Use the second form “Apply for Coalition Leadership” to apply for an HRRC Leadership Position. 

Become A Coalition Member

Apply For Coalition Leadership

Steering Committee members and Committee Chairs are individuals who are committed to implementing and executing strategies to increase counter-trafficking collaboration in the Houston metropolitan area.

Committee Chairs have their organization’s membership fee waived and receive a stipend.

Interested HRRC Members who believe in the mission of the coalition are invited to apply for membership on the Steering Committee or Committee Chair.

The application will take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.

The Houston Rescue & Restore Coalition is governed by a Steering Committee that consists of United Against Human Trafficking as the Lead Agency and coalition members.

Committee Chairs lead the committees and serve on the Steering Committee. These leadership position terms are for the duration of the coalition fiscal year and can be renewed through additional application processes.

Qualifications

  • Ability to lead a diverse group of individuals to reach a common goal.
  • Capacity to coordinate and facilitate bi-monthly Committee Meetings.
  • Participate in monthly bi-monthly Steering Committee Meetings

Application Process

  • Fill out the Coalition Leadership Application below before August 31, 2021
  • Applications will be reviewed by a panel that includes UAHT and former Coalition Leadership
  • All applicants will be notified of the selection decision by September 30, 2021
  • All applicants are required to attend a Steering Committee Orientation at United Against Human Trafficking.

Nominations

  • Community stakeholders are invited to nominate individuals for the Committee Chair and/or Steering Committee. You may submit a nomination by email with the name of the nominee and your name and contact information.

Please e-mail any questions to Misa Nguyen at coalition@uaht.org.

Final selection of Steering Committee members will be based on criteria that considers a number of variables in an effort to achieve broad and inclusive representation.

Steering Committee and Committee Chairs are individuals who have a commitment to implement and execute strategies to increase counter-trafficking collaboration in the Houston metropolitan area.

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