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Abolition Ohio

Anti Human Trafficking in the Miami Valley

We work in partnership with concerned community members and partner organizations in the Miami Valley and across the state and the country to prevent human trafficking, protect victims and survivors, and help prosecute the criminals responsible through awareness-raising, advocacy, education, and research.

Abolition Ohio

Our Mission

To stir society’s conscience to action against all forms of trafficking and slavery

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If you would like to attend a Human Trafficking 101 Training, please email

Featured Coalition Partner

The YWCA Dayton has over 144 years of experience in social action, empowerment and housing/programs for women and girls. Founded in 1870, the YWCA Dayton has provided safety, shelter, counseling, hope and the opportunity for a new beginning to multiple generations of Daytonians during the most troubling times of their lives.

Coalition Partners

Speakers Bureau

We created the Speakers Bureau in order to raise awareness about human trafficking in the Miami Valley Region. We train and certify volunteers to give human trafficking 101 presentations to diverse audiences across the community. These audiences include civic organizations, nonprofit organizations, faith based groups, businesses, schools.

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Support Our Work

Give a gift and make a difference. The University of Dayton Human Rights Center is the parent nonprofit for Abolition Ohio. Choose the Human Rights Center fund, and write “Abolition Ohio” in the comments section under Additional Information.

  • STOP 2017 Report
  • Blue Campaign Infographics
  • STOP 2017 Report

    STOP provided more than 1700 students, educators, and community members in the Miami Valley with resources to combat modern-day slavery.

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    Blue Campaign Infographics

    The Department of Homeland Security created the Blue Campaign to take a stand against modern day slavery and help combat this heinous crime by raising awareness of human trafficking around the country.

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    Abolition Ohio

    Keller Hall, Room 455
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790

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    The driving force behind the Center is a diverse group of dedicated faculty, staff, and students each bringing their own expertise and knowledge to our work in the human rights arena.

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