DHS Blue Campaign | National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Each January, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign works to develop awareness of and prevent human trafficking. DHS shares resources for the public, law enforcement, and other industry partners to recognize and responding to human trafficking in the United States.
Designated school officials (DSOs) are often the first line of defense in the safety of international students while they are in the United States. In support of the fight against human trafficking, visit these resources on how you can help ensure the safety of your international students.
- DHS’s Blue Campaign home page includes information on how to report suspected human trafficking and get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
- The White House’s Proclamation on National Human Trafficking Prevention Month describes the scale of human trafficking’s effect on global security, public safety, and personal dignity.
- Study in the States’ Tips for K-12 DSOs goes into more detail about the dangers of human trafficking among international students and how DSOs can help prevent this crime.