Human Trafficking

RWJ Human Trafficking Forum on January 27th

The NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking along with Robert Wood Johnson and its community partners are hosting a forum addressing human trafficking on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 to increase awareness and knowledge of this modern day slavery. Click here for…

SOAP Outreach Continues

June 10, 2015 At a SOAP outreach event in Morris and Essex Counties on May 31, volunteers distributing Missing Persons posters helped one hotel employee identify a missing 14-year old girl. Another group of volunteers became deeply suspicious of several…

Human Trafficking Events in April & May

April 9, 2015 There are a number of human trafficking-related events in New Jersey in April and May. We encourage you to scan the below list and consider attending one or more of these awareness-raising opportunities. As we said in…

Trafficking Update: Good News from Arizona

February 25, 2015 Last month we told you about the work the Community Foundation and its fundholders have supported and directly participated in to eliminate the scourge of human trafficking in New Jersey. This month, we’re pleased to share good…

On Our 2015 Agenda: Human Trafficking

January 2, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey, on behalf of and in partnership with many of its fundholders, has focused on eliminating the scourge of human trafficking from the Garden State and beyond. This month marks the one-year…

Sandler & Nagel Address CFNJ on Child Welfare Issues

November 19, 2014 This afternoon, CFNJ hosted Kelly Sandler, of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, and Eliza Nagel, of the Rutgers Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic at Rutgers Law – Newark, to speak on human trafficking and juvenile justice, respectively.…

FBI Sweep Rescues 168 Trafficking Victims

June 25, 2014 As part of a renewed focus on human trafficking, the FBI last week coordinated its eighth nationwide sweep of truck stops, casinos, and adult entertainment venues, this time across 106 cities. The results speak for themselves. Operation…