Coalition Partners

Members of ATEST bring a diversity of expertise in fighting different forms of human trafficking and modern slavery in communities worldwide. Our membership includes 12 U.S.-based human rights organizations with anti-slavery programs in the United States and around the globe.

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante CDM
CDM supports Mexico-based migrant workers to defend and protect their rights as they move between their home communities in Mexico and their workplaces in the United States.

Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)
CIW is a community-based farm worker organization headquartered in Immokalee, Florida, and has aided in the liberation of more than 1,000 workers from modern-day slavery.

Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)
CAST, based in Los Angeles, provides comprehensive social and legal services to survivors of all forms of human trafficking in the United States. It also conducts extensive outreach, advocacy, and training efforts based on a survivors-centered approach to ending modern-day slavery.

Free the Slaves
Free the Slaves liberates slaves, and changes the economic, legal and social conditions that allow modern slavery to exist. Through innovative grassroots community organizing projects, rigorous evaluation and groundbreaking research, targeted advocacy, and compelling communications and public engagement, Free the Slaves is showing the world that ending slavery is possible.

Human Trafficking Institute
The Human Trafficking Institute exists to decimate modern slavery at its source by empowering police and prosecutors to stop traffickers. Working inside criminal justice systems, the Institute provides the embedded experts, world-class training, investigative resources, and evidence-based research necessary to free victims.

National Network for Youth (NN4Y)
The National Network for Youth (NN4Y) is the nation’s leading organization advocating at the federal level to educate the public and policymakers about the needs of homeless and disconnected youth. We are a membership organization of service providers, state agencies, coalitions, advocates and individuals who work towards our vision of a world where vulnerable and homeless youth can escape the dangers of the streets and access safety, youth-appropriate services, hope and healing.

Polaris
Polaris is a leading nonprofit organization committed to combating human trafficking and modern slavery in the United States. By successfully pushing for stronger federal and state laws, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline (1-888-373-7888), conducting trainings, and providing vital services to victims of trafficking, Polaris creates long-term solutions that move our society closer to a world without slavery.

Safe Horizon
Safe Horizon, based in New York City, is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization and helps more than 250,000 people each year who have been affected by child abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking or other violent crimes.

Solidarity Center
The Solidarity Center strengthens workers’ economic and political power by promoting an international movement for democracy and social justice—where governments enforce, and employers respect, workers’ rights. The center uses its expertise to combat some of the worst forms of labor exploitation, including forced labor, human trafficking, and migrant worker exploitation.

United Way
The United Way Center on Human Trafficking and Slavery was founded because we can be the generation that ends modern slavery. There are more slaves today than at any other time in history. Let’s take action – together.

Verité
Verité is a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization that works with major brands and suppliers to assess and improve working conditions worldwide. The organization works to combat slavery and labor trafficking in global supply chains.

Vital Voices Global Partnership
Vital Voices Global Partnership identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.