Who We Are
The Lakeshore Human Trafficking Task Force is a collaboration of law enforcement, social services, faith communities, elected officials, people who’ve experienced and overcome human trafficking, and other community advocates dedicated to working together to make our community one that is trafficking-free.
We are a registered nonprofit underneath the umbrella of The Hope Project, a faith-based non-profit in Muskegon, MI seeking to support the healing of girls and women who have survived sex trafficking and prevent further cases through mentoring and education.
To provide a comprehensive community based response to human trafficking in Muskegon County and surrounding areas.
Stop human trafficking before it starts in our community by collecting data , advocating for legislation, and addressing demand..
Share with our community accurate and current information about both sex and labor trafficking, the impact on individuals and the community, and how to identify and respond to victims.
Help member agencies respond to trafficking by advocating for victim-centered, trauma-informed and evidence-based services.
Support the healing process for victims and survivors by building capacity agencies offering services to victims.
Provide opportunities and resources for stakeholder agencies and community members to network and build relationships that ultimately support the well-being of victims and survivors.