Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Blue Campaign is launching two new tools to help raise public consciousness of the terrible crime of human trafficking across the Nation.
The Blue Campaign was founded on the simple premise that if everyone in the United States knows what human trafficking is, together we can work to end human trafficking in the United States. Every year, thousands of human trafficking cases are reported to law enforcement, but many more go unnoticed. While the Department of Homeland Security works alongside state and local law enforcement each day to combat human trafficking in our communities, we cannot do it alone. We need your help to bring human trafficking out of the shadows.
The new Blue Campaign video provides a brief overview of what human trafficking is, what it looks like here in the United States, and what we must do together to end it.
The Blue Campaign infographic shows what human trafficking looks like in the United States.
By learning the signs and indicators of human trafficking, you can potentially recognize and report instances of human trafficking happening in your community. As the summer travel season approaches, we need your support more than ever so we can identify and stabilize victims, investigate traffickers, and bring them to justice.
These new resources are especially valuable because you can easily display them through your social media channels. Please download the video and the infographic, and share them with your communities. We need your help to share this important information.
We encourage you to learn more about the Blue Campaign by visiting our website: www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign.