Ask an Expert Series Q&A – Human Trafficking and Vulnerable Populations

Date Published
August 2021
12 pages

While there is no defining characteristic of a human trafficking victim, traffickers often target victims’ vulnerabilities such as lack of social support networks, financial or housing insecurity, or language differences. Some of the most vulnerable populations in the U.S. include communities of color, LGBTQIA individuals, individuals with disabilities, undocumented immigrants, runaway and homeless youth, and low-income individuals. On August 25, 2021, three experts offered insight and answered participant questions on this topic during a live Ask an Expert webinar.

Date Published: August 2, 2021