Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $400,000)
The purpose of this award, one of several projects funded under the Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Grant Program, is to allow the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles to provide legal services for victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended, and to enhance interagency coordination in the provision of legal services to trafficking victims over a two year project period. The grantee will also provide training to service providers and allied professionals within the target community to improve community collaboration and increase awareness of the needs and rights of trafficking victims and survivors. ca/ncf
- This project will launch a pilot Youth Advocate Leadership Program where college students will participate in a paid victim advocacy fellowship program serving traditionally marginalized communities.
- Commonwealth's Anti-Trafficking Task Force - Victim Services
- Direct Services to Support Victims of Crime in Seattle