Human Trafficking Youth Prevention Education (HTYPE) Demonstration Program (Funding Opportunity)
Application deadline: April 27, 2023, 11:59 p.m. ET
This program funds local education agencies (LEA) to develop and implement programs to prevent human trafficking victimization by providing skills-based human trafficking training and education for school staff and students. The LEA must work in partnership with a non-profit or nongovernmental organization and consult with local law enforcement to develop a Human Trafficking School Safety Protocol.
The following activities are required under the HTYPE Demonstration Program:
Provide human trafficking education that equips educators and other staff to identify and respond to signs that students are at high risk of or are currently experiencing human trafficking
Deliver student human trafficking prevention education that is designed to build student resilience to labor trafficking and sex trafficking by strengthening student knowledge and skills
Train qualified individuals to implement and replicate project activities throughout the school district or identified target area(s)
Establish and implement a Human Trafficking School Safety Protocol (HTSSP)