Break the Chain Campaign
1112 16th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20036
When Tiffany Williams joined the staff of Break The Chain Campaign in November 2008 as a social worker, she coordinated and delivered direct social services to domestic workers who were survivors of human trafficking. Since becoming the Advocacy Director for BTCC, she has focused on research and writing that highlights the connection between worker rights and human trafficking, and is currently providing strategic campaign assistance to membership organizations like the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Freedom Network.
Before coming to IPS, she was the Community Resource Associate at the Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement in New York City, where she managed training and outreach to social workers about public benefits and financial literacy. Tiffany graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Social Work, concentrating in social service delivery to workers.
Key Facts from "The Dual Mandate: Immigration Enforcement and Human Trafficking"
January 10 - Between 14,500 and 17,500 persons are trafficked into the country each year and that approximately 50,000 trafficked individuals may be present at any given time.
What Will Excluded Workers Celebrate Next Labor Day?
September 5 - After this year's celebrations of workers' history, it's time to focus on the ongoing fights for the rights of domestic workers, direct care workers, and guest workers.
March 30 - Even as a social worker focused on the intersection of violence, ethnicity, immigration status, and the workplace for most of my career, the stories I heard on this trip overwhelmed me.