Member of the Survivor Leader Advisory Council for the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation
Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative
Ms. Moomaw is a member of the Survivor Leader Advisory Council for the National Outreach Survey for Transportation, under the USDOT Combating Human Trafficking in Transportation Impact Award.
In 2016, Jeri was awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs for her work in improving the lives of trafficking survivors. She is a human trafficking subject matter expert and consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign and a member of the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victim of Crime and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Trafficking in Persons consultant networks as a human trafficking subject matter expert.
She has worked for the past 19 years with youth and adult high-risk individuals, developing and overseeing programs, and creating curriculum and training content to combat commercial sexual exploitation, human trafficking, gangs, and violence against youth and women.
Jeri is Shoshone/Cree and she is an expert on Native issues and human trafficking in Indian Country. As someone who has been personally impacted by this kind of violence, she also knows first-hand the individual and the collective toll it can take. She has made it her mission to bring awareness, education, and tools to equip communities and front-line professionals to be able to recognize and respond to trafficking and violence. Her personal and professional mission is to empower survivors to engage in anti-trafficking work in a movement and culture changing manner. “Nothing about Us, Without Us!” Jeri lives in Olympia, WA and is a proud mother and grandmother.