Vania Llovera, M.S.
Ms. Llovera serves as the Assistant Director of CAHR, where she oversees the administrative work of the Center. She has been working with the Center since 2001. She conducts trainings on human trafficking for various groups in the community. In addition, she oversees the Center’s case management and service provision for human trafficking victims and victims of other crimes. She has developed curriculum for the Florida Department of Education and Florida Department of Children and Families. She was granted BIA Accreditation in 2013 and is assisting clients with their VAWA, DACA, Adjustment of Status, TPS, U and T visa application submissions.
She has established direct connections with prosecutors, victim advocates and law enforcement officials throughout the state. She works very closely with them to secure the necessary documentation to apply for immigration relief for clients who are victims of crimes and to apply for any other forms of relief under the Victim’s Compensation Program.
She serves as the co-chair of the Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking Social Service Committee. On behalf of the coalition, she wrote an op-ed on human trafficking for human trafficking awareness month in 2014. She has also participated in a Cumulus radio show interview to discuss how Florida is affected by human trafficking. In addition, she was interviewed by WXTV and WTXL to discuss the needs of victims of human trafficking.
She received a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Multilingual/Multicultural Education at Florida State University. In addition to working for the FSU Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, Ms. Llovera has been teaching for Adult and Community Education (ACE) in Tallahassee since 2005 where has taught evening classes to English learners from around the world. At this time, she is the lead teacher for the on-line English classes at ACE. She conducts full classes for adult students in which she incorporates information about services and remedies for victims of various crimes including human trafficking.