Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Minors
Homeland Security Blue Campaign to End Human Trafficking
The Blue Campaign is a national public awareness campaign, designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Blue Campaign creates training materials foto increase detection of human trafficking, and to identify victims (11/22/19).
National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments-Human Trafficking in America's Schools
Provides info on what to do if you suspect trafficking, awareness, policies, and protocols for school districts, training, and resources (11/22/19)
National Center for Homeless Education
Offers multiple online training and print educational materials, including the brief Sex Trafficking of Minors: What Schools Need to Know to Recognize and Respond to the Trafficking of Students-Provides an overview of minor sex trafficking and suggests specific steps that schools can take to respond to signs of trafficking among its students. (National Center for Homeless Education, 2014)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Childen
Is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization assist with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation. They offer free education programs and training for schools- including the Kidzsmart and Netzsmart safety programs.
National Human Trafficking Hotline is available 24/7 Call 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711) or Text 233733.
This site also provides a wealth of resources for schools. (Use the search feature and search for schools)
New York State Office of Children and Family Services Division of Youth Development and Partnerships for Success - Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation in NYS
Provides multiple resources for professionals, parents, and caregivers to raise awareness, provide training and offer technical assistance in:
- Developing and implementing the Safe Harbour: NY program
- implementation of the federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183).
Page Updated 12/3/2021