This year’s annual observation focuses on the first responders to human trafficking, the people who identify, support, counsel and seek justice for trafficking victims. The COVID-19 pandemic has made their essential role more difficult. To learn more about human trafficking and COVID-19, click here.

During the pandemic, with children out of school and spending more time online, officials have seen an increase in activity by online predators. To sign a letter asking Attorney General William Barr to send regular reports to Congress and request adequate funding for the task forces created under the Child Protection Act of 2008, click here.