The McCain Institute’s Student Alliance Against Trafficking unites and empowers an international network of student leaders to combat human trafficking. The program partners with students across the United States and around the world to raise awareness and inspire the next generation of leaders to take action in the fight to end trafficking.

What is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery, and involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to exploit human beings for some type of labor or commercial sex purpose.

19 Actions to Combat Trafficking during COVID-19

National Human Trafficking Hotline: For more information or to report suspected trafficking, call 1-888-373-7888 or text HELP to 233733 (BEFREE).

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The Student Alliance Against Trafficking has aimed to unite and empower a community of student advocates with resources to combat human trafficking for the past five years, developing powerful international partnerships while impacting local communities in exciting, innovative ways. As we navigate the new landscape COVID-19 has leveled for our world, we must evolve together toward developing action-based, student-driven solutions to end this crime while maintaining the safety of our student partners. A new vision inclusive of remote opportunities for student engagement will be announced this fall to continue to provide actionable resources for the next generation committed to this cause. In the meantime, we invite you to explore the educational resources on our website, learn how you can continue to make a difference during COVID-19 and share our infographics to continue the conversation online. Together, we will make it through this time and emerge stronger and more resilient than ever.