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Human Trafficking Committee

Mission Statement

Human trafficking, also known as “modern day slavery,” is a violation of basic human rights and core American values. Human trafficking occurs when a person is forced or tricked into involuntary labor or commercial sexual activity, or when a child is involved in commercial sexual activity. The United States is a source, destination, and transit country for both labor and sex trafficking, with these crimes increasingly tied to organized crime and gang activity. There are estimated to be 21 million victims worldwide, generating $150 billion in annual illegal profits. The attorneys general have established the NAAG Human Trafficking Committee to investigate and promote best practices for combating trafficking at a state level. These include law enforcement and prosecution strategies, educational outreach efforts, and alliances with partner agencies and non-governmental organizations. The Committee has compiled several resources as part of its initiative to combat human trafficking in the United States.

  • Attorney General Maura Healey (MA), Co-Chair
  • Attorney General Sean Reyes (UT), Co-Chair
  • Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson (AK)
  • Attorney General Kathleen Jennings (DE)
  • Attorney General Karl A. Racine (DC)
  • Attorney General Chris Carr (GA)
  • Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho (GU)
  • Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS)
  • Attorney General Andy Beshear (KY)
  • Attorney General Brian Frosh (MD)
  • Attorney General Doug Peterson (NE)
  • Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (ND)
  • Attorney General Mike Hunter (OK)
  • Attorney General Alan Wilson (SC)
  • Attorney General Jason Ravsnborg (SD)
  • Attorney General Ken Paxton (TX)
  • Attorney General Mark Herring (VA)
  • Attorney General Bob Ferguson (WA)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Jeanette Manning, (202) 326-6258

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Ellen F. Rosenblum, left, is the Oregon attorney general.