The mission of the National Human Trafficking & Disabilities Working Group (NHTDWG) is to promote a survivor-centered, collaborative approach steeped in disability and racial justice for the prevention of trafficking of people with disabilities and Deaf individuals and ensure an accessible and appropriate response to survivors.

Steering Committee

The NHTDWG Steering Committee is formed from experts and self-advocates from the fields of human trafficking and disabilities.

Click the following link to learn more about the NHTDWG Steering Committee.


  • Training and Education
  • Capacity and Community Building
  • Research and Policy Advocacy

Click the following link to learn more: NHTDWG Subcommittees

Click the following link to learn more about becoming a Subcommitee Lead: NHTDWG Subcommittee Protocol.

Click the following link for: IOFA Knowledge Center resources on human trafficking and disabilities

Click here to watch an April 2021 NHTDWG Educational Session on “The Power of Language” with Ali Chiu of San Francisco SafeHouse 

Please email with any questions. Thank you.