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USDOT Recognizes Louisiana’s Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative

January 4, 2022

Louisiana’s transportation department is among the groups recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for its anti-human trafficking efforts.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development earned recognition for an outreach meant to target more than 5 million motorists. The state’s recognition is part of USDOT’s “Combating Human Trafficking in Transportation Impact Award.”

As part of the award, the department allocates resources for individuals and organizations committed to developing programs that tackle human trafficking across transportation sectors. Such initiatives include the adoption of new technologies, online tools for stakeholders and messaging campaigns.

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