Colorado Anti-Trafficking

LCHT Supports Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act in 2017

The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) – first passed in 2000 and reauthorized four times since – is the first, most substantial and consequential federal human trafficking legislation in the United States. The bill allocates $520 million over four years toward programs that aim to identify and aid victims of trafficking

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Responsible Public Awareness Campaigns for Human Trafficking

Following last month’s National Human Trafficking Awareness campaign, it’s helpful to take a closer look at how anti-trafficking advocates can responsibly promote public awareness on this issue.  By learning from the flaws of the past and important lessons from parallel movements, public awareness campaigns for human trafficking have a real

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Applying Research to End Human Trafficking

Applying Research to End Human Trafficking For years, LCHT has noted the importance of research in guiding community response to combat human trafficking.  Our Colorado Project and the Colorado Action Plan are primary examples.  Similar research and evaluation principles apply to how we know we’re making a difference. Because of our

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Survivorship and Human Trafficking

Survivorship and Human Trafficking Consider for a moment what it would be like to survive a crime that destroys your identity, your community, and your sense of self.  Survivorship of human trafficking is traditionally understood in terms of crisis services and the provision of other immediate needs such as food,

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Human Trafficking: A Public Health Issue

Human trafficking is an emerging public health issue that disproportionately impacts individuals from communities of color, and those who are experiencing hunger, homelessness, and domestic violence. However, the health-service needs of victims and survivors of human trafficking have received woefully limited attention, particularly when compared with law-enforcement and immigration responses

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