The National Survivor Law Collective (NSL Collective) was founded in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is composed of U.S. organizations focused on providing free legal services to victims and survivors of all forms of human trafficking. The Founding Members include Free to Thrive, Trafficking Law Center, ALIGHT (Alliance to Lead Impact in Global Human Trafficking), Justice Restoration Center, Moore & Van Allen and Paul Hastings.
Goals of the NSL Collective
To provide a strong collective response to survivors’ legal and other needs across the country.
To increase resources for other organizations across the country who are providing direct services to human trafficking survivors.
To research and disseminate data-driven information on the legal needs of survivors.
To proactively develop and implement models of legal services that meet the needs of survivors today and into the future, shaped by their direct voice and participation.
To create capacity by training attorneys on national and global better-practices and trauma-informed considerations for serving human trafficking survivors.