Betty Griffin Center CEO Kelly Franklin was joined by other local officials as the City Commission of the City of St. Augustine passed a proclamation declaring January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month – urging all residents to recognize “our vital roles in ending all forms of modern slavery” and observe “programs and activities aimed at ending and preventing all forms of human trafficking.”

Pictured left to right (front row) are Richard Marquis, Kelly Franklin, Anne-Laure Wagner and (back row) Gayle Diamant-Holland, Kathleen Marquis, Teri Gass and Carolyn Wilson.

Kristi Pierce, President of American Association of University Women (AAUW) St. Augustine also attended the proclamation event.