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First Responders: The Potential to Disrupt Trafficking

The first responder—the firefighter, EMT, and paramedic—is out in the community and interacting with people every day. They are entering people’s homes, going into warehouses, inspecting restaurants, visiting homeless shelters, trekking into impromptu camps along creeks and rivers, and entering farms and ranches all around the state. First responders are

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Trending Up: Connections to Anti-Trafficking Resources in Colorado

A Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking The Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking (CoNEHT) was formed in 2005 as a statewide collaborative of organizations that support the mission to provide a safe and appropriate response to human trafficking in the state.  CoNEHT began operation of the statewide human trafficking

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Data Potential: How Research Can Turn Trafficking Upside Down

Utilizing Data, Upending Human Exploitation Big data and analytics are all the rage these days. You hear it in every commercial, every business, government, and nonprofit organizations preaching best practices and data utilization. But it isn’t always clear how organizations use that data to improve service, performance, or make a

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Kara Napolitano: A Welcome Interview

Hello Kara and welcome! People may not know that you actually have a history of working with us. Tell us a little bit of that history, and some of the specific ways that you’ve been involved in our work in the past. I was first introduced to LCHT’s work while

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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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LCHT Position Opening: Program Specialist

ABOUT the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking (LCHT) LCHT’s mission is to inform social change that eliminates human exploitation; our vision is the end of human trafficking. Since 2005, LCHT has trained more than 25,000 community members, law enforcement, and social service providers. BASIC FUNCTION Reporting to the Executive Director,

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