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Project EAST

Award Information

Award #
15POVC-22-GK-01475-TVAG
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2022
Total funding (to date)
$475,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $475,000)

First Nations Community HealthSource (FNCH), New Mexico’s Title V Urban Indian Health Center, will use the funding from this award to continue the operation of Education and Advocacy Against Sex Trafficking (EAST) project, by: (1) continuing to employ a 1.0 FTE Lead Case Manager, and two 1.0 FTE Case Managers to provide case management, financial assistance, referrals, and other supportive services to American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking; (2) conducting community outreach and education activities to generate awareness of the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking in and around Albuquerque, NM and tribal communities across the state; (3) supporting its continued collaborative partnerships with key state, federal, and tribal government stakeholders charged with responding to human trafficking in Indian country; and (4) providing training to a multidisciplinary group of professionals who may come into contact with victims of human trafficking.

Date Created: September 21, 2022