The Blue Campaign has developed awareness and training materials to help increase awareness and educate on the indicators of human trafficking.
Read how Blue Campaign and the federal government are working to support victims of human trafficking.
On November 27, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign hosted a Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI) Stakeholder Summit in Washington, DC, to further its effort to combat human trafficking in the aviation industry. The BLI is an element of the Blue Campaign, led by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and DHS Component Agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
On December 7, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new industry partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign – the unified voice for DHS’s efforts to combat human trafficking – and United Airlines.
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on January 11th. In recognition of this important day and throughout the month of January, Blue Campaign hosts several special events and educational activities.
Secretary Nielsen delivered a keynote address at the National Sheriffs’ Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 18th, 2018. During her remarks, she reiterated DHS’ commitment to partnering with the National Sheriffs’ Association in countering transnational criminal organizations, illegal immigration, human trafficking, and the opioid crisis.
This poster series was created to help human trafficking victims self-identify and seek help. Blue Campaign encourages companies and organizations to display these posters in facilities and distribute them to their networks to raise awareness and reach victims of human trafficking. These posters are available in both English and Spanish.
Human trafficking victims are all around us. This stand-alone poster shows the widespread impact of human trafficking and that victims can be any race, age, ethnicity, or gender. Blue Campaign encourages organizations to display this poster in facilities and distribute it to their networks to raise awareness of human trafficking.
President Donald J. Trump signed the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017, which will help combat human trafficking as well as protect victims of this crime. This legislation will officially authorize for the first time the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign, which is the unified voice for DHS efforts to combat and raise awareness regarding human trafficking.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on Human Trafficking Awareness Day.