Policy Advocacy

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



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Download entire 2012 State Ratings Map  |  Download individual 2012 state reports 

Download entire 2011 State Ratings Map  |  Download individual 2011 state reports


   Issue Briefs



   Prosecuting Traffickers

   Assisting Victims

   Building Capacity

1Issue_Brief_Icons_digging Labor Trafficking

1Issue_Brief_Icons_familySafe Harbor

1Issue_Brief_Icons_training Training and Task

1Issue_Brief_Icons_badge  Asset Forfeiture

1Issue_Brief_Icons_house  Victim Assistance

1Issue_Brief_Icons_cell  Hotline Posting


1Issue_Brief_Icons_money  Civil Remedy

1Issue_Brief_Icons_books  Comprehensive Model


1Issue_Brief_Icons_scales  Vacating Convictions






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

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National Human Trafficking Resource Center 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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