Human Trafficking

Recent Activity

EventSep 24, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Transportation Industry Against Human Trafficking

Please join us on September 24 as the U.S. Chamber hosts an event highlighting the key role businesses play in preventing human trafficking.

EventJul 30, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Eliminating Forced Labor

Michael Billet, senior manager of policy research, Employment Policy Division at the U.S.

CommentJun 19, 2020 - 10:15am

Coalition Letter to the American National Standards Institute

Mr. Joe BhatiaPresident and CEOAmerican National Standards Institute1899 L Street, NW, 11 th Fl.Washington, DC 20036 Dear Mr. Bhatia,

ReportJun 10, 2020 - 4:15pm
Cover image for "Leading by Example" the report from the Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking

Leading by Example

Leading by Example focuses on how businesses are taking initiative to recognize the warning signs of human trafficking and how to stop it. This publication features company profiles of Deloitte, Marriott International, UPS, Freedom a la Cart, Polished Pearl, Selah Freedom/Selah Way Foundation, and Walmart. This pamphlet highlights strategies that businesses of all sizes can use to thwart the heinous crime of human trafficking.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 4:45pm

How Freedom a la Cart Supports Human Trafficking Survivors

Freedom a la Cart, a social enterprise, brings hope to survivors of human trafficking so that they can build new lives of freedom and self-sufficiency. The company believes that giving women practical job skills and helping them develop a strong work ethic are critical for creating a pathway to freedom.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 4:45pm

How Polished Pearl/Freedom Society Tea and Gifts Create Sustainable Freedom

After a life-changing trip to India in 2011, Nicole Robyn started Polished Pearl, a women’s and bridal accessories company that employs survivors of human trafficking. There she learned that of the 40 million + enslaved people, less than 1% have a way out. Of those, approximately 80% are re-exploited owing to the scarcity of employment opportunities.

Letters to CongressFeb 26, 2020 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting H.R. 2438, the “Not Invisible Act of 2019”

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on the Judiciary, supporting H.R. 2438, the “Not Invisible Act of 2019.”

Letters to CongressFeb 26, 2020 - 10:15am

Letter to House in Support of H.R. 2438 the "Not Invisible Act of 2019"

Dear Chairman Nadler and Ranking Member Collins : The U.S. Chamber of Co mmerce supports H.R. 2438 , the “Not Invisible Act of 2019,”which the Committee is expected to mark up on February 26 . This bill would enhance the abilityof tribal communities and t he federal government to combat human trafficking of NativeAmericans and Alaska Natives.

EventJan 15, 2020 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Key Graphic with title of event. "Integrating Services for Human Trafficking Survivors"

Integrating Services for Trafficking Survivors

The event will feature top experts from government, the private sector, and social services who will discuss techniques to empower survivors and provide resources for healing. Participants will also discuss the use of technology to identify trafficking victims.  

Letters to CongressNov 19, 2019 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 982, the "Not Invisible Act of 2019"

This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, supporting S. 982, the "Not Invisible Act of 2019."