Resources for Elected Officials and Managers
Elected Ed: Season 1, Episode 3: Shedding Light for Elected Leaders: Shedding Light for Elected Leaders: Sex Trafficking Can Look Normal to the Uninformed
In this podcast, a survivor of familial trafficking shares her account of
this too often overlooked but common form of trafficking.
Elected Ed: Season 1, Episode 2: Elected Officials Learn Trafficking Indicators and the Importance of Staff Training
In this podcast, an elected official who is a survivor of sex trafficking
shares her story and advice for elected officials.
Elected Ed: Season 1, Episode 1: Local Elected Officials Can Help Stop Human Trafficking
This podcast provides basic information about sex and labor trafficking for
Human Trafficking in North Carolina: Strategies for Local Government Officials
Public Management Bulletin #12
This bulletin covers ways in which human trafficking can be viewed through the lens of local government.
Exploring the Intersections between Local Government and Human Trafficking: The Local Government Focus Group Project
Public Management Bulletin #15
Human trafficking is a human rights violation whereby traffickers force, fool, or frighten
others into performing labor or sex acts for profit. Trafficking is a multifaceted challenge requiring multidisciplinary and cross-jurisdictional approaches to prevention, intervention, and response.
Labor Trafficking—What Local Governments Need to Know
Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion by one person to compel another person to perform a profitable labor or sex act. This bulletin focuses on what labor trafficking is and how it shows up in North Carolina.
How to Fight Human Trafficking at the Local Level
Human trafficking, which is modern day slavery is often “hidden in plain sight.” Local interventions are an important piece of the puzzle to save trafficking victims, and dismantle the criminal networks, which are often involved in other types of illicit trade such as drugs and arms.
Case Study: Stopping Human Trafficking
North Carolina Shows How Local Government Staff Can Play a Pivotal Role in identifying and investigating indicators of human trafficking.