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.


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 [...]