Oregon OATH

Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans


National Human Trafficking Hotline


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OATH Mission

To prevent the exploitation of men, women and youth, by educating and promoting practical community engagement by Oregonians in order to end the tragedy of trafficking.

What is human trafficking?

Human trafficking is a terrible crime that exploits innocent and vulnerable people. It is one of the fastest-growing criminal industries in the world that involves the recruiting, transporting, selling, or buying of people for the purpose of various forms of exploitation. Trafficked persons are often controlled through force, fraud, or coercion.


If you are a victim of human trafficking or would like to report a tip regarding suspected human trafficking, call 911 in an emergency. If you have information regarding human trafficking which is not an emergency, would like more information about human trafficking or would like to learn about how you can help, call the toll-free National Hotline at 1-888-3737-888. Learn more about how to receive help or how to support others who need help.

OATH Vision Statement

Safe and healthy communities in Oregon that are free of exploitation and human trafficking.

Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans (OATH) was established in 2008 by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office to encourage citizens to “Take The Oath” to help combat the growing scourge of human trafficking within the state of Oregon.

The OATH campaign is the volunteer, public awareness, education and outreach branch of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. OATH members recognize that human trafficking is a terrible crime that exploits innocent and vulnerable people locally and globally. By becoming an OATH member one agrees to learn, advocate and take practical action steps to stop human trafficking. Whether it is noticing a possible trafficking situation and calling the national human trafficking hotline (1-888-3737-888), or helping to plan a public awareness rally, OATH members pledge to take action in their community.

Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans invites you to use the resources on this website to create sustainable solutions to prevent people from being trafficked and create long term solutions to end it in our state.


Sheriff: Underage sex sting leads to arrests of nine men in Clackamas County - Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 7:42 PM EST - Updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:29 AM EST

Sex trafficking suspect surrenders to FBI in Seattle - Posted on November 15, 2017, 3:29 pm - Updated: November 17, 2017, 12:28 pm

Missing Aloha girl returns home - Posted on November 14 at 12:20pm


This list is not exhaustive and any information does not imply an endorsement or consent from Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans (OATH).

ALERT: Please be aware that criminal activity has taken place within the anti-human trafficking movement. Traffickers have attended trainings to learn anti-trafficking strategies.

Compassion Gresham Mini Clinic
Sat, December 16, 10am – 2pm | East County Church of Christ, 24375 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030, USA (map/location)

Gresham Downtown Mini-Clinic
Sun, December 17, 2:30pm – 4:30pm | Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR 97030, USA (map/location)

Ongoing and Scheduling Events

The AIG Design Studio Weekly Workshops The Design Studio is hosting weekly workshops where middle and high school age girls can create their own fashion from wedding and prom dresses, enjoy finger foods and hang out with friends. To find out more, or if you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday | The AIG Design Studio • located at 12135 SE Lincoln, Portland, OR 97216

Other Event Listings


Human trafficking -- Stop the silence | Catalleya Storm | TEDxDayton

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