Join us for our weekly meeting and hear our speaker, Tabitha Bush from Pace Center for Girls as she discussed child trafficking:
Tabitha D. Bush is currently employed as the Reach Program Coordinator at PACE Center for Girls providing services for the diversion program. She has earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice. She is currently a student at Florida Atlantic University to pursue another Master’s degree in Social Work. Tabitha has over 10 years of experience in social services.
Prior to accepting the position at PACE Center for Girls, she was employed with The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. She held several positions with the department, however, the beginning of her career started as a Juvenile Probation Officer and then quickly promoted as a Juvenile Probation Officer Supervisor and later the Circuit Reform Specialist. In that position she was responsible for Interstate Compact of Juveniles, crossover youth, and girls who were high-risk to re-offend in the juvenile justice system.
In 2014, Tabitha served as the co-chair of Broward Sexual Assault Intervention Network (BSAIN) to combat child-on-child sexual abuse. Tabitha continues to serve her community as a member of the Broward Human Trafficking Coalition in the position of Vice President of Fundraising, a trainer to educate the community and social service providers on Commercially Sexual Exploitation of Children(CSEC)/Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST), a member of the BHTC sub-committee STARS (Stop Trafficking and Rescue Survivors) as the committee’s secretary and the co-chair for the Diversion Coalition.
Tabitha spends her free time with her husband of five years, their two children, church, family, and is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.