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Last modified: July 16, 2014, 2:19 PM


Modern slavery is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 20.9 million people around the world. And no matter where you live, chances are it's happening right down the street. From the girl forced into prostitution at a truck stop, to the man discovered in a restaurant kitchen, stripped of his passport and held against his will.

Polaris, named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., disrupts the conditions that allow human trafficking to thrive in our society. From working with government leaders to protect victims' rights, to building partnerships with the world's leading technology corporations, we spark long-term change that focuses communities on identifying, reporting and eliminating trafficking networks. Our comprehensive model puts victims at the center of all that we do -- helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and gathering the data to pursue traffickers wherever they operate.

Unparalleled expertise. Relentlessness. And an innovative spirit. This is how Polaris eradicates the slavery networks that rob human beings of their lives and their independence.

Freedom happens now.

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  • Director of Campaigns - Job

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    October 28, 2014
    Washington, DC, US
    Polaris is seeking a Campaign Director to lead a national campaign to empower communities to address the destructive nature of certain types of sex trafficking ...
  • Polaris Fellowship Program - Internship

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    October 22, 2014
    Washington, DC, US
    Polaris's Fellowship Program: is a formalized leadership development program focused on trai...

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P.O. Box 65323, Washington, DC, 20035, US
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