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Human Trafficking Prevention

According to federal law, human trafficking is the exploitation of a person through force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of forced labor, commercial sex, or both. Victims of human trafficking include adults and children, both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals.

Effectively responding to trafficking of youth demands increased awareness and a clearly defined course of action, supported by collaboration with child protective services, law enforcement, social services, and community-based service providers.

Following are resources to create awareness and understanding of human trafficking and prevention.

US Department of Education

California Department of Education