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Preventing Trafficking of Girls TTA

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,500,000)

Youth Collaboratory is the current training and technical
assistance (TTA) provider and is applying under Category 2:
TTA to continue this work. Its goal is to
prevent and reduce the sex and/or labor trafficking of girls,
young women, and gender expansive people of color ages 12-
25, particularly Black young people and those who have
experienced migration/ immigration. Through this nationally
scoped project (service area), its purpose is to create training
and resources to expand the skills of Category 1 grantees and
other stakeholders working to prevent trafficking of Black
girls and young women (intended beneficiaries). Primary
activities to achieve this purpose include: 1) completing
individual baseline assessments for Category 1 grantees; 2)
co-creating TTA plans with Category 1 grantees based on
strengths and needs identified in the baseline assessment; 3)
providing TTA based on the needs of and trends across
Category 1 grantees; 4) convening a peer-to-peer learning
community for Category 1 grantees, local stakeholders, and
non-OVC funded service providers; 5) developing
online/written resources, tools, and trainings addressing
prevention and early intervention specifically related to Black
girls/young women and gender expansive young people, as
well as young people with experiences of migration; 6)
hosting Annual Grantee Meeting for all Category 1 grantees;
and 7) submitting financial and programmatic reports in
JustGrants. Expected outcomes include % of TA recipients
that implement new/improved practices and % of training
attendees that increase knowledge.
Partner and subrecipient, Rian Immigrant Center, bring their
experience and connection to stakeholders in the immigration
field and expertise providing legal services, resources, and
support to newcomers. Youth Collaboratory also partners with
other national TTA providers that share strategies and
disseminate best practices, and it’s Girls Action Board, who
are consultants paid to use their lived expertise to inform and
provide TTA.

Date Created: September 14, 2023