Partnerships

Polaris CEO Named to Homeland Security Advisory Council

Blog Post — March 17, 2022
There is so much more to be done to protect immigrant victims of human trafficking and reform a system that puts too many people at risk for abuse. With a seat at the table, the anti trafficking field can help guide and inform public policy choices that can dramatically improve how this country supports immigrant victims of trafficking and keeps vulnerable people safe.

Preventing Sex Trafficking By Creating Community

Blog Post — February 28, 2022
Establishing a community center in San Diego that provides a safe space to meet the needs of young Black, LGBTQ+ people would make a significant dent in the likelihood that they would fall prey to sex traffickers.

Learning from the Experts: An Update on the National Survivor Study

Blog Post — January 27, 2022
Survivors of sex and labor trafficking are the real experts in the anti-trafficking movement. That’s why Polaris’s National Survivor Study (NSS) intentionally flips the traditional dynamics of research projects done on a community and instead aims to work with survivors as true partners. Polaris is already seeing the benefits. Although the NSS is still underway, … Continued

Bringing Survivor Expertise to Anti-Money Laundering Professionals

Blog Post — July 12, 2021
A collaboration between researcher and survivor expert Megan Lundstrom, Polaris, PayPal and Capital One, provides anti-money laundering professionals with new insights to interpret the stories told by the bank records and credit card transactions of people experiencing trafficking.

Impact of the Global Modern Slavery Directory in 2020

Blog Post — March 8, 2021
In 2020, hits to the Global Modern Slavery Directory hit a record high, increasing 67% from 2019 as survivors, potential victims, service providers, and community members sought resources globally.

Human Trafficking Does Not Happen in a Vacuum

Blog Post — January 11, 2021
This January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Polaris and United Way are reflecting on compounding issues that are impacting human trafficking.

Polaris, Liberty Global | Asia Join Forces to Help Finance Industry Fight Human Trafficking

September 18, 2018

Polaris and Liberty Global | Asia today announced a new partnership to provide support, guidance, and direction to the finance industry in North America in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery.

Marriott International Adds Polaris to Loyalty Points Donation Program

December 15, 2017

Polaris announced today that Marriott International customers enrolled in the Marriott Rewards loyalty program can now contribute unused travel points to be converted into a donation to the organization.

Polaris and Hispanic Communications Network Launch Multimedia Anti-Sex Trafficking Campaign Across the U.S.

October 13, 2017

The campaign invites the U.S. Latino and Hispanic communities to learn the signs of this crime and join the fight against the networks that exploit thousands of women and girls from Latin America.

Eugenio Derbez: rostro de nueva campaña contra la trata de personas

October 13, 2017

La nueva campaña, “Únete a la Solución”, invita a la comunidad latina de Estados Unidos a tomar acción para prevenir y enfrentar la trata sexual que afecta a miles de mujeres y niñas de América Latina.

Delta contributes $1M to Polaris, Supports National Human Trafficking Hotline

September 21, 2017

Delta Air Lines announced that it’s partnering with Polaris through a sponsorship that will support the organization’s activities, including operation of the National Human Trafficking Hotline

State of Illinois, Polaris and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas Launch Anti-Human Trafficking Digital Billboard Campaign Across Chicago

March 13, 2017

Polaris and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, together with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, launched a four week anti-human trafficking awareness campaign to run on over 20 digital billboards across the city of Chicago.

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