Human Trafficking Training in Colorado by LCHT

Human Trafficking Training in Colorado: The First Step Towards Ending Exploitation

Human trafficking affects a wide range of individuals in our Colorado communities. Adults and children, foreign-nationals and U.S. citizens, and people of all genders have all been identified as survivors.  Colorado sits at a geographic crossroads and is accessible via an international airport and two major interstates; much of the state is used for agriculture,…

LCHT Leadership Development Program Interns

Meet Today’s Emerging Leaders in Human Rights

Human trafficking is one of the most important human rights issues of our time. It’s the culmination of other human rights abuses, including gender-based violence, labor rights, immigration, social justice, and much more. And the need is increasing significantly: last year, the volume of calls and texts to Colorado’s 24/7 Human Trafficking Hotline saw a…

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Affirming Care for the LGBTQ+ Community: An Interview with Steven Haden, CEO of Envision:You

Happy Pride Month! As rainbow flags fly and clothing store shelves are stocked with Pride apparel this month, we must acknowledge that LGBTQ+ lives are disproportionately affected by human trafficking and exploitation all year-round. We know that LGBTQ+ individuals face a higher risk of becoming victims of human trafficking compared to their straight, cisgender peers.…

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Help Establish the Office of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) in Colorado

📷 Key Image from the Office of Colorado State Senator Jessie Danielson The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking (LCHT) fully supports the passage of Senate Bill 22-150, which seeks to establish the Office of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives within the Department of Public Safety in Colorado. We encourage our allies and supporters in the anti-trafficking…

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The Spirit of Service: Meet Two Inspiring Volunteers Creating a Better Future for Everyone

This month we’re celebrating the power of what’s possible when we come together to help end human trafficking. And today is International Volunteer Day, a moment to recognize people who are giving back, responding to needs, and creating a better future for everyone. No better time then today to announce the two recipients of our…

Open Position: Hotline and Advocacy Manager

Position Closed: Hotline and Advocacy ManagerApplications for the following full-time position are CLOSED. Any changes to that status will be indicated here.  The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to represent all of our community members. We strongly encourage applications from survivors, those with lived experiences, candidates with nontraditional…