Human Trafficking Commission

Charged with examining and combating human trafficking in North Carolina.
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The North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission is the legislatively mandated leader of anti-human trafficking efforts in North Carolina per S.L. 2013-368. The Commission is charged with

  • Examining and combating human trafficking
  • Funding and facilitating research
  • Creating measurement, assessment, and accountability measures
  • Informing and educating law enforcement personnel, social services providers, and the general public
  • Suggesting new policies, procedures, and legislation
  • Developing regional response teams
  • Identifying gaps in law enforcement or service provision and recommending solutions

The Commission is housed in and staffed by the North Carolina Judicial Branch.

North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission Fact Sheet

Human Trafficking Commission Members and Staff

Human Trafficking Commission Meetings and Minutes

More Information

Training Request

Request the Commission to provide a training presentation or booth on human trafficking awareness.

Resource Library

Awareness Signs


The following posters are available for you to download, print, display, and share. Posters should be displayed in a place that is clearly conspicuous and easily visible to employees and the public. Mandated Awareness Sign Locations

Instructions to obtain a copy of these awareness signs:

  1. Download a PDF copy to print. To view and print a compliant version of the poster, please click on the links below in the language and size needed. All of the online posters are displayed in Adobe Acrobat PDF format which should be viewable with your web browser.
    • Click the preferred size and then download and save the file. Then, open the file in your PDF reader program. For best results, do not print the file directly from the web browser.
      • For commercial printing, please use the "professional printer" link that is print ready with crop marks. 
    • Before printing the file, check to ensure that your printer can produce the specific poster size. If not, then set the printer settings to “Shrink to Fit” and select the proper paper tray. NOTE: These instructions are general because the configurations for each printer varies.
    • Print the poster and display it to raise awareness.
  2. Download an image to share on social media. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger image. Simply right-click on the poster thumbnail and save the image. Then, share it on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., to raise awareness to STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING!

For more information about posting the awareness signs or requesting a specific translation needed for display, please email the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission. Together, we can bring awareness to this crime and STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING!

For programs using these signs for public awareness and outreach, please consider reading the following. The Senior Policy Operating Group (SPOG) Guide for Public Awareness Materials is now publicly available. This guide serves as a public resource that reflects the common messaging, standard statistics, and shared guidelines on images that SPOG agencies use when creating public awareness and external training materials.

HTC Poster 8.5x14 English

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To receive updates about the Commission and upcoming events, please contact us.

Telephone(919) 890-1424

Mailing AddressHuman Trafficking Commission
PO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602

National Human Trafficking HotlineAsk questions, report an incident, or find help for a potential victim.