The 2011 TVPRA has been introduced in the House – Support it today!

The 2011 Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) was introduced in the House yesterday – so it’s important now more than ever to keep pressure on our Representatives to pass this vital legislation! The TVPRA is one of the cornerstones of the United States’ anti-trafficking efforts, and represents a ray of hope for any man, [...]

27 Million Revolutions—of Bike Tires, That Is

On any given day various supporters contact Polaris Project looking to help us fundraise and raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking. John Lucy is one of those supporters. John finished biking 27 million revolutions for the world’s 27 million slaves.

John set a lofty fundraising goal to accompany his cycling voyage–to raise $5,000 [...]

What color was your state rated in 2011?

After countless hours of research, the Policy team is proud to announce the release of the 2011 State Ratings map! The Polaris Project annual state ratings process tracks the presence or absence of 10 categories of state statutes that Polaris Project believes are critical to a comprehensive anti-trafficking legal framework.

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Another Great Year at NCSL!

Our Policy team has just returned from the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) with a lot of positive news to report! The NCSL organizes an annual national summit, where legislators from all around the country come together for a four-day meeting, sharing ideas and progress. This year, Polaris Project attended so [...]