Create a network of healing, support, and transition services for adults with lived experience of sex trafficking tailored to the self-determined needs of each individual.
Services may include advocacy, safety planning, housing, direct client assistance, substance use disorder treatment, medical and mental health services, legal advocacy, translation/interpretation, education, job training, and employment opportunities.
Prioritize culturally-competent and gender-inclusive services for communities that are disproportionately impacted (Black and African American, Indigenous, LGBTQ2IA+, Latine, and Asian and Pacific Islander).
Prioritize parts of the state that lack service.
Involving sex trafficking survivor leadership in service provision and funding process.
Fund a study to assess the impacts of the commercial sex industry on Black and African Americans in Washington state, with a special focus on Black and African American persons who identify as female.
The study will produce a report that makes culturally-informed and survivor-informed policy recommendations on reducing sex trafficking and sexual exploitation of Black and African Americans in the commercial sex industry in Washington.