The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking Institute 
Futures Without Violence, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), is excited to offer a five-week synchronous and asynchronous online workshop series to support the development of local partnerships between or among human trafficking direct service providers, workforce development organizations, vocational training providers, and educational institutions designed to improve access to quality employment opportunities for survivors of human trafficking.
As a result of this institute, participants will better be able to:
  • Build multi-disciplinary partnerships between and among workforce development programs, victim service providers, and educational services providers in order to expand and improve employment opportunities for survivors of human trafficking.
  • Recognize challenges faced by survivors of trafficking to accessing and retaining quality job opportunities and develop promising practices to address those challenges.
  • Create opportunities for survivors of human trafficking to explore and define their immediate employment needs as well as aspirational career goals.
  • Incorporate knowledge about trauma and potential avenues for healing into workforce development approaches and strategies.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 15, 2022

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Professional Leadership and Advancement Network (PLAN) 2022 Hybrid Learning Series


Application Deadline has closed.  A new PLAN program is being organized for February 2023, application will be open soon.  For questions, please contact:

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PLAN is an eight-week course to support leaders in their role to effectively manage, lead, and strengthen their organization’s infrastructure and culture, in order to advance their mission.

This hybrid education series will include a blend of live and self-paced sessions, group and individual activities, peer exchange and mentoring, one-on-one technical assistance, and implementation planning. PLAN is an opportunity to engage with other survivor-serving organizations across the country and foster leadership skills rooted in the values of the anti-violence movement.

Applicants will be notified if they were accepted into the training by December 17, 2021

PLAN 2022 Dates and Topics

90 minute weekly live sessions at 2:00 p.m. EST

Dates Topics
Wednesday, January 19 Individual Leadership
Wednesday, January 26 Effective and Positive Leadership
Wednesday, February 2 Leadership and Management Styles
Wednesday, February 9 Leadership Challenges and Organizational Culture
Wednesday, February 16 BREAK, optional office hours with faculty
Wednesday, February 23 Succession Planning
Wednesday, March 2 External Communication and Relationships
Wednesday, March 9 BREAK, optional office hours with faculty
Wednesday, March 16 Board Engagement
Wednesday, March 23 Implementation Planning Peer Exchange


This training series is hosted by the Supporting Organizational Sustainability (SOS) Institute, a project of Futures Without Violence. See the SOS website for related resources, toolkits, and past webinar recordings.