Survivor Reentry Project

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.

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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.


This webpage was produced by Freedom Network USA under Grant Number 2015-VT-BX-K030, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this document are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.