We’ve been getting many questions about what impact COVID-19 is having on human trafficking. The sad reality is that a pandemic like this can increase vulnerabilities to human trafficking. Children and youth across the country have lost the support system of school- teachers, social workers, friends, counselors. That leaves youth more vulnerable to the tactics traffickers use, particularly if they are experiencing abuse, neglect, or economic insecurity at home. COVID-19

Many of you already know about our Man to Man campaign, which focuses on addressing the demand side of trafficking. In short, no buyer = no victim = no sex trafficking. We often get questions from individuals about what they can do to help address demand. Here are some ideas: 1. Don’t buy sex. 2. Watch our full Man to Man video at the link below. 3. Evaluate your own

The U.S. economy needs truck drivers, yet the economic and health risks they face during the coronavirus pandemic haven’t been addressed yet, according to the CEO of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. “Realistically, truckers are first responders. Our whole economy runs on trucks.”   However, OOIDA president and CEO Todd Spencer says government relief efforts so far “have generally gone over the top of truckers.” He said that while 96%

The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of all workers involved in getting products onto store shelves and into customers’ hands. THANK YOU to all of our supply chain professionals who are keeping our country rolling and making sure that we have food and supplies!

The Industry Training Program is TAT’s core program that drives the biggest impact by training hundreds of thousands of truck industry members about the realities of domestic sex trafficking and how the industry can combat it. TAT partners with trucking schools, the carriers themselves, the truck stop industry, as well as shippers, manufacturers and state and national trucking associations in order to spread the word. Our goal is to turn every