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Office of Justice Programs Announces More Than $55 Million To Fight Human Trafficking

The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recently announced more than $55 million in grant funding to help communities combat human trafficking and serve children and adult survivors of trafficking. Today, OJJDP released the Preventing Trafficking of Girls funding opportunity, which supports prevention and early intervention programs for girls who are at risk of or are victims of sex trafficking. Visit the funding page for details about other OJJDP funding opportunities.

"Human traffickers pose a dire threat to public safety and countering this threat remains one of the Administration’s top domestic priorities," said OJP Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan.

To learn more about open OJP funding opportunities to prevent human trafficking, visit the OJP funding website.


RESOURCES:

  • Visit OJJDP's Human Trafficking Resources webpage.
  • Visit OJJDP's Missing and Exploited Children webpage
  • Follow OJJDP on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Date Created: April 9, 2020