Modern Slavery Research Project

The Modern Slavery Research Project produces thoughtful, geographically-informed, data-driven, community-based collaborative research that meets the needs of survivors and community stakeholders in addressing human trafficking in New Orleans, the US, as well as internationally.

Established

2013

Housed In

Academic Affairs - African & African American Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Results

- Legislative Advocacy at state and national level

- "Make Escape Possible" Campaign launching in spring 2014

- Awareness raising: Know Your Rights Brochure

-Media: Clip on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry show and local news outlets

Program Areas

Focus Areas

Community Organizing
Human Rights
Human Trafficking
Immigration & Migration
Labor rights
Public Policy
Social Justice

Target Locations

Greater New Orleans
Regions outside US: Africa
Regions outside US: Asia
Regions outside US: North America
Regions outside US: South America

Loyola Participants

Faculty