OVC FY 2023 Preventing Trafficking of Girls Program Sites and Training and Technical Assistance
This program supports prevention and early intervention services for girls who are at-risk of, or are victims of, sex and/or labor trafficking. Services may be provided to girls and young women up to and including age 25.
Register for an upcoming FY 2023 Anti-Trafficking Funding Opportunities Webinar on March 29.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Take It Down
This platform helps users remove online sexually explicit photos and videos taken of them while under 18 years old. Users can remain anonymous while using the service and won’t have to send their images or videos to anyone.
Funding Opportunity: Protecting Futures: Building Capacity to Serve Children and Youth Impacted by America’s Drug Crisis Project
Talking Circle: Supporting Families of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Annual Flagpole Ceremony: Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change.
National Crime Victims' Rights Week Wreath Ceremony
Fort Worth, TX
Funding Opportunity: FY 2023 Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI)
FY 2023 Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI)
March 2023 Featured Resources
Sergio's Story: A Journey Through (and Beyond) the Legal System Audiobook
Sergio’s Story describes the experience of a young boy who was a victim of labor trafficking and is part of a federal case.
The story follows Sergio as he shares his experiences with a trusted adult, meets with a victim advocate in the prosecutor’s office who supported him as he navigated the criminal legal system, and receives support from family and a caseworker.
Throughout the audiobook, Sergio and anyone following his story, learns some techniques to help cope with strong feelings.
Zoe's Story: A Journey Through (and Beyond) the Legal System Audiobook
Zoe’s Story shares the experiences of a young girl who was sex trafficked and presents in court as a defendant.
This graphic novel follows Zoe as she—
- shares her story with a lawyer and social worker after she is arrested,
- learns that someone she cared about was doing something illegal, and
- engages with a survivor-led support group that offers a safe space to discuss her feelings about the case and the new terms she’s hearing, like “victim” and “survivor.”
Throughout the audiobook, Zoe and anyone following her story, learns some techniques to help cope with strong feelings.
Jamie's Story: A Journey Through (and Beyond) the Legal System Audiobook
Jamie’s Story follows a young individual who identifies as nonbinary and serves as a victim witness in a sex trafficking case.
The story follows them as—
- they are questioned during a police investigation;
- speak with a prosecutor in preparation for testifying in court; and
- receive support from their therapist, group home staff, and victim advocate.
Throughout the audiobook, Jamie and anyone following their story, learn some techniques to help cope with strong feelings.
Leadership Institute to Combat Human Trafficking
St. Petersburg, FL
2023 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Candlelight Vigil
OVC FY 2023 National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center Pre-Application Webinar
Memorial Service for Crime Victims and Their Families | Western Region of Maryland
Memorial Service for Crime Victims and Their Families | Southern Region of Maryland
Prince Frederick, MD
Memorial Service for Crime Victims and Their Families | Northern Region of Maryland
Memorial Service for Crime Victims and Their Families | Eastern Region of Maryland