Transforming Individual Lives

Two years ago, we met Claudia. The local police had contacted us because they needed us to provide emergency services for a victim of human trafficking.  When we arrived at the station to pick her up, we gave Claudia food, clothes and secured emergency housing for the night.

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Tenacious Advocacy

Collaborative Effort Urges West Virginia to become the 49th State to Criminalize Human Trafficking

In the summer of 2011, Polaris Project’s Policy Team reflected on a year of great accomplishment after helping pass 17 new anti-human trafficking laws across the country, including criminalizing human trafficking offenses for the first time [...]

Success begins with a call

When I tell people I work on the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline, the most common reaction I get is, “Wow, that must be hard.”  Usually I respond that no, it’s not hard, because I love being able to help people.  But the truth is, sometimes it is hard.  The [...]