Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update

 

A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

Participants Needed For Phoenix Area Native Focus Group on Tribal Victim Services

TLPI is having an urban Indian focus group in Phoenix to gather input for the Tribal Resource Mapping Project Date: October 10, 2016 Location: Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law 111 E. Taylor Street Phoenix, AZ (Room 352) Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm Your Expertise We are seeking participation from urban Indian individuals that have experience in the following categories of organizations—either as professional staff or clients. Homeless Services Native Youth Services Two-Spirit Programs or Services Native Education Programs Native Health Services Victim Advocates Groups or Services Native Men’s Groups or Programs Native Women’s Group or Programs Native Foster

"New Resources Explore Human Trafficking and Child Welfare"

Synopsis: "Children and youth in the child welfare system are at heightened risk of being victims of human trafficking, including for sexual and labor exploitation. Traffickers may view them as exploitable due to their unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and family, and emotional vulnerability. Child Welfare Information Gateway recently launched a suite of online resources to help child welfare professionals stay abreast of the realities of human trafficking. You can review each of the new resources below: Human Trafficking web section Offers information on how the Administration on Children, Youth and Families is confronting the issue of human trafficking and suppor

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