POHSEY partners provide expertise on improving the health care response for commercially sexually exploited youth and youth at risk in key local and statewide Task Forces including:

Wisconsin Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force convened by the Department of Children and Families and Department of Justice to better coordinate prevention, training, data collection and service delivery efforts.

Milwaukee County Child Abuse Review Team (CART) evaluates systemic issues and promotes a collaborative, multidisciplinary response to abuse and neglect of children in Milwaukee County.

Coordinated Approaches to Youth who’ve been Sexually Exploited (CAYSE) brings together systems and community-based providers at Milwaukee County Children’s Court Center to learn and share ideas on improving our overall response to both youth at risk and youth who have been trafficked.

Eastern District Human Trafficking Task Force is convened by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to bring together law enforcement partners including FBI, Homeland Security Investigations, Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation and the Milwaukee Police Department, and community partners with a goal to investigate and prosecute human trafficking cases.

Human Trafficking Task Force of Greater Milwaukee participants represent government agencies, community organizations, faith communities, community members, survivors, and family of survivors. All who are interested in improving Milwaukee’s response to human trafficking are invited to attend.