Who We Are

U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking is a collaborative, faith-based national network that offers education, supports access to survivor services, and engages in advocacy in an effort to eradicate modern-day slavery. As a member of Talitha Kum International, we are connected to a global network of women religious working to end human trafficking.

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What We Do

U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking works to end human trafficking through providing educational resources, giving presentations, raising awareness, and engaging in advocacy at the state and federal level. We support survivors of human trafficking in healing and thriving through direct services such as providing shelter, counseling, spiritual support, job placement, and educational scholarships.

Click on Education, Survivor Services, or Advocacy to find out more about each program area.

Survivor Services


Human Trafficking Basics

Get familiar with the basics of Human Trafficking.

What Would You Do?

Explore a few common trafficking scenarios to be aware of and approaches to intervene.

A Web of Support

The good news is that the network of support is wide and strong.

Impact on Human Trafficking

+5,000 Reached

In 2019, USCSAHT reached more than 5,000 people through exhibiting and presenting at local and national conferences.

40 Million

It is estimated there are 40 million victims of human trafficking around the world including both labor and sex trafficking.

+100 Survivors

USCSAHT members serve over 100 survivors of human trafficking each year through local shelters and outreach programs.

Read the Stop Trafficking Newsletter

The Stop Trafficking newsletter promotes awareness of human trafficking, provides best practices in advocacy, and recommends actions to counter human trafficking and empower survivors.

Read the latest Stop Trafficking newsletter here.

Latest News

USCSAHT Announces Human Trafficking Teen Video Contest Winners

May 10, 2023
DATE: May 10, 2023 CONTACT: Christine Commerce, Communications Director, Christine@SistersAgainstTrafficking.org; Cell: 321-750-4996 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USCSAHT Announces Human Trafficking Teen Video Contest Winners Holmdel, NJ — Students around the United States had a chance to display their talent, earn cash prizes and educate teens about human trafficking in a video contest, ...
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U.S. Sisters Mark 10 Years Fighting Human Trafficking, Ready To Continue ‘For A Long, Long Time’

May 8, 2023
(OSV News) — Just over 10 years ago, Sister Margaret Nacke — a Sister of St. Joseph of Concordia, Kansas — was living in Belleville, a Kansas town known as “the crossroads of America,” where U.S. Highways 36 and 81 intersect. On a December day in 2012, she was pondering a particular question. “I said ...
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May, 2023 Monthly Reflection

May 4, 2023
Human trafficking and homelessness Sister Michelle Loisel, DC We know that sex trafficking is the crime of using force, fraud, and/or coercion for the purpose of sexual exploitation or to induce another individual to sell sex. Labor trafficking is the crime of using force, fraud, and/or coercion to induce another individual to work or provide ...
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National Human Trafficking Hotline

In the United States:

Call: 1-888-373-7888

Text: “BeFree” (233733)

24 hours, 7 days a week  •  Toll free and confidential  •  English, Spanish and 200 more languages

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