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An Exploratory Study of Labor Trafficking Among U.S. Citizen Victims

Award Information

Award #
2017-VT-BX-0002
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2017
Total funding (to date)
$873,508

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $873,508)

The project aims to answer three main questions: 1) what personal or structural vulnerabilities put US citizens at risk for labor trafficking; 2) where does labor trafficking experience fall on a continuum of labor exploitation for US citizen workers; 3) how do US citizens experience labor trafficking victimization? These questions will be answered through a survey of individuals who are at high risk for victimization in three US sites (NYC, San Diego, Anchorage) as well as one on one interviews with a sub sample of these victims. The samples will be derived from snowball sampling techniques and collaboration with social service providers. Note: this project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law, and complies with Part 200, Uniform Requirements - 2 CFR, 200.210 (a) (14). CA/NCF

Date Created: September 30, 2017