Our Mission & Vision:

The Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition seeks to eliminate human trafficking.

The Coalition envisions public and private systems working together to create a community free of exploitation.

We accomplish this by:

  • Raising awareness
  • Expanding victim services
  • Providing victims with access to services
  • Increasing access to services
  • Building capacity and improving coordination
  • Improving the criminal justice response to trafficking
  • Engaging in policy advocacy
  • Providing a forum for information sharing
  • Hosting a multi-disciplinary team
  • Providing training and technical assistance

Our Core Values

We believe:

  • In the importance of identifying, reporting, investigating, and prosecuting trafficking crimes
  • That human trafficking offenders should be held accountable
  • That the root causes of human trafficking must be addressed
  • That all victims of trafficking have the right to live free of exploitation

We commit to:

  • A victim-centered, trauma informed, and culturally responsive approach
  • Collaboration based on respect for each member’s expertise and role; willingness to commit to understanding each member agencies’ cultures and mandates
  • Active participation and follow through on goals as determined by the Coalition
  • Educate victims about their rights and to provide them with meaningful access to justice, services, and advocacy
  • Share, disseminate, and implement best practices