A Co-Founder Returns as Research Director: Welcome Back AJ!

Today I’m very excited to share that my fellow co-founder, Dr. Annjanette R. Alejano-Steele, has joined the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking as our new Research Director! You are likely already familiar with AJ’s long history of contributions to anti-trafficking, as well as our friendship as co-founders of LCHT, which spans more than sixteen years. She served as…

We Imagine: A Community Coming Together to Help End Human Trafficking

Today is International Volunteer Day, and we are celebrating some of the wonderful people who make our anti-trafficking work possible! In particular, we’re reflecting on the continual effort put in by the volunteers behind Colorado’s 24/7 Human Trafficking Hotline. These dedicated individuals took time from the chaos of daily life in 2020 to support survivors,…

LCHT Position Opening: Program Coordinator

The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to represent all of our community members. We strongly encourage applications from survivors, those with lived experiences, candidates with nontraditional professional or educational backgrounds, and members of marginalized communities, among them BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and differently abled individuals. BASIC FUNCTION Reporting to the…

LCHT Position Opening: Hotline and Advocacy Manager

The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to represent all of our community members. We strongly encourage applications from survivors, those with lived experiences, candidates with nontraditional professional or educational backgrounds, and members of marginalized communities, among them BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and differently abled individuals. BASIC FUNCTION Reporting to the…

Anti-Trafficking and Racial Justice in the Wake of George Floyd

It has been a harrowing week for the country in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. Demonstrations around the country have highlighted the unrest our nation feels, particularly our black community members who have been fighting to dismantle systemic racism for far too long. LCHT Leadership Development Program Alumni (‘16) Heather Brydie Harris poignantly shared…

Stay at Hope: Continued Commitment to Emerging Leaders in Anti-Trafficking

A global pandemic has exposed the deeply entrenched inequities in the structures and systems of our society. People of color are dying at disproportionate rates, lack of access to medical supplies and capacity to care for those that are ill are ongoing concerns, and growing ideological divides between economic freedoms and centering public health and…