Members of the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), including FTS Board Member Evelyn Chumbow, and leaders from the Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus and the Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking gathered this week for a virtual briefing and discussion about initiatives to combat human trafficking during the 117th Congress.
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is up for reauthorization this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has created new stresses on federal programs that fight human trafficking and address its root causes. ATEST presented its summary of recommendations for rethorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
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