Responding to Youth Homelessness: A Key Strategy for Preventing Human Trafficking

Explores why runaway and homeless youth are particularly vulnerable to being trafficked, and how providing low-barrier access to food and housing assistance reduces their risk. Provides information on common pathways into trafficking, along with recommendations on how schools, social service providers, the child welfare system and law enforcement can work together to protect and intervene in trafficking situations. 

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National Network for Youth

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U.S. Department of Education

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