The Survivor Reentry Project provides representation for criminal record relief for survivors of human trafficking and builds sustainable post-conviction representation practices nationwide.
The project offers national training and technical assistance on vacatur, expungement, sealing and other criminal record remedies for trafficking survivors, public defenders, legal service lawyers, pro bono attorneys, victims’ advocates, law students, judges, and prosecutors.
Request an Assessment (Survivors)
The Survivor Reentry Project will be on an intake pause until the end of 2023 to focus on existing participants. We will resume new intakes for survivors of human trafficking with criminal records in January 2024. If you want to receive updates on when the intake process will open again, please fill out the contact form below. If you are an existing participant, please contact Staff Attorney, Miranda Nehrig, or your attorney for more information.
Technical Assistance Request (Professionals)
The Survivor Reentry Project provides individualized support, training, consultation, and technical assistance on criminal record relief for survivors of human trafficking. Resources are available to attorneys, advocates, judges, prosecutors, law enforcement, universities/law schools, and legislators. We are still able to take these requests during the intake pause. You can submit your request below.
Criminal Record Relief Laws for Survivors
Post-conviction relief laws vary significantly state by state. Click on your state below for an analysis of the law, link to the current statute, and state-specific templates and resources.
Supporting the Education and Employment Needs of Survivors with Criminal Records Factsheet
Workable Solutions for Criminal Record Relief
Workable Solutions for Criminal Record Relief Report
Guide for Attorneys
This guide includes an introduction to trafficking and post-conviction practice, criminal record relief laws, and best practices for working with survivors of human trafficking.
Guide for Case Managers and Other Advocates
This screening can be incorporated into social work practice for each client. This protocol will help survivors better understand their criminal history and take the initial steps toward criminal record relief.
Webinars and Live Training
Professionals and survivors can access the latest web-based training and learn about upcoming training opportunities here.