Policy Advocacy

Polaris’s policy program is viewed as a premiere source of human trafficking legislative and policy expertise in the United States.


Read more at www.polarisproject.org/2014stateratings.


 Issue Briefs



   Prosecuting Traffickers

   Assisting Victims

   Building Capacity

1Issue_Brief_Icons_diggingLabor Trafficking Provisions 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_badgeAsset Forfeiture
1Issue_Brief_Icons_familySafe Harbor 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_houseVictim Assistance
1Issue_Brief_Icons_moneyCivil Remedy
1Issue_Brief_Icons_scalesVacating Convictions
Hotline PostingHotline Posting
1Issue_Brief_Icons_trainingTraining and Task Forces 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_booksComprehensive Model 


Pending State and Federal Laws

Click on your state to see a list of pending human trafficking laws. To see federal laws, click on "US Fed."



Here are bills tracked in 2011.


Grassroots Advocacy

Take action in your community right now.




NHTRC-module National Human Trafficking Resource Center Report Human Trafficking Access Trainings Human Trafficking Information & Resources

Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris

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