Mission: Fighting & eradicating modern-day slavery & human trafficking by focusing on and effectively targeting the demand side of the equation.
Programs: Developed demand-focused research and programs to combat modern-day slavery and human trafficking. During the past fiscal year we completed a database linking organized crime and human trafficking; completed a set of focus groups on the health issues of sex trafficking survivors and published an article on the preliminary findings from a survey of over 100 survivors
provided cutting-edge education, awareness and advocacy training to communities, civic leaders, ngo's, law enforcement and the at-risk population. During the past year we assisted congressional leaders in holding a first-ever hearing on health and human trafficking. Served as subject matter expert for the department of defense and as lead writer of the dod strategic plan on trafficking in persons. Assisted u. S. Dod in creating and completing the largest demand-reduction training in the world; created and completed a law enforcement training program; created and completed an acquisition professional training for procuration workforce across the dod; created and completed a standardized curriculum toolkit on human trafficking.
established and maintained partnerships and collaborative networks to respond to modern-day slavery & human trafficking. During the past fiscal year we spoke at over 25 conferences and meetings around the country on human trafficking and wrote articles for several newspapers around the country.