New Orleans Materials
Outreach and awareness are critical components of identifying and preventing human trafficking. The Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force is committed to supporting the community’s efforts to raise awareness about trafficking.
Below you will find links to download our free awareness materials for the Greater New Orleans community. These materials were created in partnership between several GNOHTTF sub-committees, and were reviewed by the GNOHTTF Core Team and the GNOHTTF Survivor Advisory Board. These materials demonstrate the Task Force’s commitment to representing a wide variety of vulnerable populations in a trauma-informed way that avoids sensationalism. Additionally, these resources uses open source photos that are free to use and reproduce.
This “All Work, No Pay” outreach pamphlet includes a simple explanation of human trafficking, and provides resources for people in the Greater New Orleans community who are seeking services or assistance. These pamphlets are particularly useful to members of vulnerable communities or people who may be experiencing exploitation. This campaign affirms the GNOHTTF’s commitment to inclusive, trauma-informed awareness materials that employ images expressing a diverse range of identities, ages, and work environments. This campaign uses open source photos that are free to use and reproduce. These were created in partnership between several GNOHTTF sub-committees, and were reviewed by the GNOHTTF Survivor Advisory Board.
This “Hidden in Plain Sight” awareness poster is part of the “All Work, No Pay?” awareness campaign. This campaign affirms the GNOHTTF’s commitment to inclusive, trauma-informed awareness materials that employ images expressing a diverse range of identities, ages, and work environments. These posters are intended for the general public’s awareness of human trafficking. These materials are available in 7 different languages including: English, Spanish, French, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, and Arabic. If you would like to request these materials with specific language paired with a specific demographic depicted (age, gender, workplace, race, etc.) please visit the Contact Us page to submit a request. This campaign is committed to representing a wide variety of vulnerable populations in a trauma-informed way that avoids sensationalism. Additionally, this campaign uses open source photos that are free to use and reproduce.
This was created in partnership with GNOHTTF sub-committees, and reviewed by the Survivor Advisory Board.
Beyond the Greater New Orleans community, there are other resources for outreach and awareness materials. Below you’ll find several national organizations and government agencies that have created awareness materials that you can access for free.
National Human Trafficking Hotline: This is a national campaign created by the National Human Trafficking Hotline. These resources include the NHTH phone number, and do not require tips are shared with law enforcement (except in cases of mandatory reporting such as elder or child abuse).
Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign: This is a national campaign created by the Dept. of Homeland Security Blue Campaign. These resources include contact information for the ICE hotline as well as the National Human Trafficking Hotline. You can request print copies of their materials for free.
Department of Health and Human Services: This national campaign is called “Look Beneath the Surface”.
Department of State: This national campaign is called “Know Your Rights” and focuses on foreign national guest workers or temporary visa holders travelling to the United States.
Department of Justice: This national campaign is called “Faces of Human Trafficking”. It includes fact sheets, videos, and posters.
Awareness Activity Considerations
Raising awareness is an important step to identify trafficking and prevent victimization. Before conducting outreach activities, please consider taking the following steps to ensure that you’re raising awareness in an authentic, ethical way.
Representation of Trafficking Resources:
HEAL Trafficking Resources: Access a library of webinars and guidelines around ethical representation of trafficking and engagement with media. Or listen to the HEAL “Rethinking Representation of Human Trafficking” webinar
Irina Project - Tips on Reporting about Trafficking