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ABOUT THE FEDERAL STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN

Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013–2017

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Read the full report (3 mb) or the fact sheet (1 mb).

In January 2014, the White House released Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013–2017 (3 mb).

The Plan reaffirms the American values of freedom and equality and builds on the progress that our Nation has made in combating human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery through government action and partnerships with allied professionals and concerned citizens.

Outlined in the Plan are the following 4 goals, with 8 objectives and more than 250 associated action items for victim service improvements that can be achieved over a 5 year period.

  • GOAL 1: ALIGN EFFORTS: Promote a strategic, coordinated approach to the provision of services for victims of human trafficking at the federal, regional, state, territorial, tribal, and local levels.
  • GOAL 2: IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING: Expand and coordinate human trafficking-related research, data, and evaluation to support evidence-based practices in victim services.
  • GOAL 3: EXPAND ACCESS TO SERVICES: Provide and promote outreach, training, and technical assistance to increase victim identification and expand the availability of services.
  • GOAL 4: IMPROVE OUTCOMES: Promote effective, culturally appropriate, trauma-informed services that improve the short- and long-term health, safety, and well-being of victims.

Fact Sheet

Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013–2017 (PDF, 1 mb).

Status Report

The Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States: Fiscal Year 2015 Status Report (PDF 1.78 mb) is based on the Timeline located within Appendix B of the Plan. Note that the Timeline includes only the responsible agency and a brief summary of each action that is more fully described in the narrative section of the Plan. Where more than one agency is responsible for the action, the agencies are listed in alphabetical order except when there is a primary agency, in which case the primary agency is listed first and collaborating agencies are listed in alphabetical order after the term “with.”

The Fiscal Year 2015 Status Report includes the page number of the Plan where the full description of the action item can be found. The status report also includes a status and short explanatory comment for each item in the Timeline.

Each action item in the Fiscal Year 2015 Status Report has been designated one of the following options:

  • Complete- indicates that the scheduled action has been accomplished, although there may be additional ongoing efforts as noted in the Comments
  • In Process/Ongoing- indicates that the action has begun and is intended to be ongoing throughout multiple years
  • Delayed- indicates that the action is not finished but will be completed at a future time
  • Cancelled- indicates that the action will not be undertaken

You may also view the Fiscal Years 2013 - 2014 Status Report (PDF 671 kb).

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