Survivor Created Resources

This multimedia library offers event recordings, one-pagers, skill-practice case studies, and survivor experience videos. All resources are free for use and can be edited to meet your educational needs.

Survivor Soundbite: “Stop the Hierarchy of Trauma Between Sex and Labor Trafficking”

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 30, 2024
Topic(s): Client Rights, Service Delivery, Survivor Experiences, U.S. Citizens

Clip is from a panel of survivors of labor trafficking who discuss what traumatic bonding is and what it was like for them in the human trafficking context in which they experienced it. You can find the full event here. Quote is from Julissa Ponce.

Survivor Soundbite: “Is Your Non Profit Open to Criticism?”

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 30, 2024
Topic(s): Client Rights, Foreign Nationals, Service Delivery, Survivor Experiences

Clip is from a panel of survivors of labor trafficking who discuss what traumatic bonding is and what it was like for them in the human trafficking context in which they experienced it. You can find the full event here. Quote is from Bella Hounakey.

Survivor Soundbite: “Respect Survivors’ Decisions About Their Own Life”

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 30, 2024
Topic(s): Client Rights, Service Delivery, Survivor Experiences, U.S. Citizens

Clip is from a panel of survivors of labor trafficking who discuss what traumatic bonding is and what it was like for them in the human trafficking context in which they experienced it. You can find the full event here. Quote is from Julissa Ponce

Survivor Soundbite: Forced Criminality is Labor Trafficking

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 30, 2024
Topic(s): Survivor Experiences, U.S. Citizens

Survivor James Dold speaks on how when people are forced to commit crimes, that is a form of labor trafficking. “Labor” or “services” in the human trafficking context can mean both legal AND illegal work.

Educational Video: Human-Centered Services

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 30, 2024
Topic(s): Client Rights, Foreign Nationals, Service Delivery, Survivor Experiences

This short video examines the value of centering a person’s humanity as service-providers work to support survivors of labor trafficking. Inspired by conversations with anti-trafficking activist Moninda Maruba, the video explores ways to incorporate love into our practice, focus on building resilience, and establish rapport and trust between survivors and service providers.

Survivor Soundbite: Questioning Biases to Increase Provider Ability to See Survivors of Labor Trafficking

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 29, 2024
Topic(s): Foreign Nationals, Survivor Experiences

Eva Eakins, a survivor of labor trafficking discusses providers’ opportunity to evaluate their biases so they can see more survivors of human trafficking.

Survivor Soundbite: Consent vs. Intent In Labor Trafficking Cases of Forced Crime

Author(s): Framework
Date: January 29, 2024
Topic(s): Survivor Experiences, U.S. Citizens

Survivor leader, Autumn Smith discusses the nuances between consent and intent. For survivors of labor trafficking that are forced to commit crimes, there can be no intention of committing the crime because there is no ability to consent.

Guide or Tip Sheet: Labor Trafficking 101 Slide Deck

Author(s): Framework
Date: March 30, 2023
Topic(s): Learning Basics, Outreach, Survivor Experiences

The Labor Trafficking 101 PowerPoint presentation and Facilitator Guide are rights-based training resources you can use and adapt for your own internal or external training on the topic. Your audience will gain an understanding of the definition, scope, and intersectionalities of labor trafficking in the United States; be able to identify barriers to identification, common […]
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Guide or Tip Sheet: Labor Trafficking 101 Facilitator Guide


Date: March 30, 2023
Topic(s): Learning Basics, Outreach, Survivor Experiences

The Labor Trafficking 101 Facilitator Guide is a supplement to the Labor Trafficking 101 PowerPoint presentation. This guide serves as a roadmap for facilitators delivering the training, and includes appropriate uses of the training; expectations for facilitators; guidance on using trauma-informed, rights-based language; slide-by-slide notes; discussion-based activity recommendations; thoughts on how to conclude the training; […]
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Survivor Soundbite: Forced Criminality in U.S. Gangs: Recruitment and Internalized Perceptions


Date: December 27, 2022
Topic(s): Minors, Survivor Experiences, U.S. Citizens

Hear Xavier McElrath-Bey discuss what drew him and kept him in gang life in Chicago.