Resources

Following is a list of organizations that conduct innovative rights-based organizing or provide legal and social services (including to trafficking clients). This list is by no means exhaustive but rather is intended to serve as a model of the kind of organizations that may be in your community.

Local Organizations

  • Adhikaar (New York, N.Y.)
  • Americans for Immigrant Justice (Miami, Fla. and Washington, D.C.)
  • Asian Pacific Islander Legal Center (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Ayuda (Washington, D.C.)
  • BAYSWAN (Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Network) (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Boat People, sos (Falls Church, Va.)
  • Break the Chain Campaign, Institute for Policy Studies (Washington, D.C.)
  • CASA de Maryland (Hyattsville, Md.)
  • CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking) (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Causa (Salem, Oreg.)
  • Center for Labor Research and Education, UCLA Labor Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Chinese Staff and Workers' Association (New York, N.Y.)
  • CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles) (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Coalition of Immokalee Workers (Immokalee, Fla.)
  • Colorado Legal Services (Denver, Colo.)
  • Damayan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Domestic Workers United (New York, N.Y.)
  • Florida Immigrant Coalition (Miami, Fla.)
  • Heartland Alliance (Chicago, Ill.)
  • ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights) (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Immigrant Women and Children Project, Association of the Bar of the City of New York Fund, Inc., City Bar Justice Center (New York, N.Y.)
  • Lideres Campesinas (Oxnard, Calif.)
  • Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
  • MIRA (Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition) (Boston, Mass.)
  • Mosaic Family Services (Dallas, Texas)
  • New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice (New Orleans, La.)
  • PCUN  (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste) (Woodburn, Oreg.)
  • Sex Workers Project, Urban Justice Center (New York, N.Y.)
  • Safe Horizon (New York, N.Y.)
  • Southern Migrant Legal Services (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • Tahirih (Falls Church, Va.)
  • Tenants and Workers United (Alexandria, Va.)
  • Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (Nashville and Memphis, Tenn.)
  • Worker Justice Center of New York (Rochester and Albany, N.Y.)
  • Workers Interfaith Network (Memphis, Tenn.) 

National Organizations