Child welfare officials discuss human trafficking

Meetings to fight human trafficking to be held at the University of Miami

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Florida's child welfare officials are discussing their plans to fight human trafficking.

The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet will hold its regular meeting Wednesday in Coral Gables at the University of Miami. In attendance will be Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins, Florida's Chief Child Advocate Zack Gibson and the Director of the Governor's Office of Adoption.

The group will discuss the state's plans to fight human trafficking and provide assistance to victims. A new volunteer Advocate for Human Trafficking will also be named as part of the Governor's Office of Adoption and Child Protection.

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