Chicago, Illinois, USA
Sun, 3rd - Wed, 6th Nov 2019
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SAFE 2019 builds upon the recommendations of experts from 73 nations who participated at SAFE 2018 to strengthen those bonds, create increased fair labor and trade response and address the employment and livelihood of survivors well after they have left the sex trade.


How do we engage businesses and corporations in fair trade and labor practices?

How do we develop mechanisms for survivors and thrivers to have gainful employment?

How do we increase access to healthcare and treatment resources?

How does engagement in SAFE village practices assist those who seek to leave the life of sex trade and labor trafficking?

How does modern society increase awareness and effectiveness of intersectionality between subcultures and subgroups of human trafficking?


Address Nonprofit development, grants management, and volunteer retention/engagement issues

CEO Roundtable of Nonprofits

United Nations panel of Experts addressing seeking solutions to pressing current events

Foster Youth Resiliency Development

Breaking the foster care to prison/homelessness pipeline

Writing fair trade labor contracts and negotiating practices


The recommendations of SAFE 2014 were put in motion. These are:
1. Development of the SAFESCHOOLS Program for Schools focused on socio-emotional resiliency. 31 high school students participated in the pilot.
2. One-Day HT Awareness and Professional Training Conferences. Four conferences have been held and 1600 people have been trained.
3. Development of the Survivor-Led Safe House Protocol from Intervention to Rehabilitation of Victims
4. The Silver Slipper Campaign (in lieu of the Gift Box)
5. An international volunteer base
6. Initiating Collaboration with DMH and other governmental organizations
7. Setting up bimonthly meetings for a multidisciplinary HT Task Force for Northwest Indiana - Chicago due to our permeable borders between Indiana and Illinois

The recommendations of SAFE 2016 were put in motion. These are:

1. Global Task Force on Human Trafficking to share skills-sets and develop resources

2. Creating a hospitality and transportation international task force

3. Survivor empowered training: Developing a train the trainer standards program for HT (iACT)

4. Connecting survivors with organizations that can support their employment

Important Dates:

NOTE: Proposals will remain hidden until approved.

Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2019. After deadline date proposals will continue to be accepted based on topic and speaker

  • Review Dates: December 7, 2018 - April 30, 2019
  • Acceptance Dates: February 1- June 30, 2019
  • Acceptance deadline: July 30, 2018
  • Program Availability: July 31, 2018
  • Conference Dates: November 3-6, 2019

Hotel Accommodations: Special Conference Rates for SAFE 2019