Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $500,000)
Kristi House Inc. will lead a project to coordinate agencies in Miami-Dade County to address the needs of commercially sexually exploited children. Kristi House will expand this project to other Florida cities in
partnership with Florida Department of Children and Families and local Children Advocacy Centers. During the three year project period, the project will identify exploited youth and youth at risk for exploitation; effectively investigate and prosecute cases against adults who exploit children and youth; and intervene appropriately with and compassionately serve victims.