Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking
Sexual exploitation and trafficking are forms of violence that exist in all communities across the state of Minnesota. MNCASA is dedicated to bringing awareness to the realities and prevalence of sexual exploitation and trafficking while also making efforts to assist service providers in responding to and preventing it from occurring.
What We Do
Leadership in statewide Safe Harbor initiatives and legislation
Support on systems collaboration and development of protocol for Safe Harbor Protocol Teams
Technical assistance and resource creation for Safe Harbor service providers
Collaborated with the Ramsey County Attorney's Office to develop the Safe Harbor Protocol Guidelines
What is Safe Harbor?
Learn more about the history of Safe Harbor in Minnesota, changes that have happened over time, and MNCASA’s role in Safe Harbor legislation and protocol.
Safe Harbor Protocol Teams
Learn more about Safe Harbor Protocol Teams and how we support them.
Safe Harbor Protocol Guidelines
The Safe Harbor Protocol Guidelines were developed by the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, in partnership with Sexual Violence Justice Institute, and are the result of the work of more than 200 professionals from a variety of disciplines. Funding was provided through a State of Minnesota legislative appropriation.
Featured Tools & Resources
In 2014, the Safe Harbor law went into full effect, marking a significant shift in how the State of Minnesota addresses the sexual exploitation of…
The meaningful engagement and collaboration within community strengthens a multidisciplinary response to sexual exploitation and trafficking. A blend of constructive teaming strategies, stakeholder buy-in, and…
Sexual exploitation and sex trafficking receive a lot of media attention, which may leave you wondering how these issues impact your community. Increased awareness of…