Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age requirement?

We require that all Academy attendees be 18 years or older.

How much does the academy cost?


Where is the Academy located?

The academy will be held in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond/North of Panhandle Districts.  We will utilize several buildings in this area.

What are the hours of the Academy?

Generally training hours will be from 9am-5pm. There might be days in which attendees will be traveling or have meetings that require leaving before 9am and/or returning after 6pm.

When is the deadline?

There is no deadline for applying; admission is rolling and once the sessions are  full we will close registration.

Do I have to utilize Not For Sale’s housing option?

No, you do not have to stay in Not For Sale provided housing. It is however highly recommended.

How many people are admitted to an academy?

We admit 27 people per academy.

Are there scholarships or financial aid available?

Currently there are no scholarships or financial aid offered.  We will continue to search for these opportunities and all applicants will be made aware if such opportunities become available.

What does certification mean? (Investigator Academy)

Investigator Academy certification means that you have been properly educated on how to record cases of human trafficking. If you choose, after certification you may travel to work with one of our international projects and/or partners. The certification is only for internal Not For Sale Campaign records and does not provide you with any authority outside of our organization. The academy is a pilot project in which the Not For Sale Campaign is working towards accreditation with local universities.

Where can I travel abroad to help document cases of trafficking?

More information here.

Who is teaching the Academy?

More information here.

What are the training topics?

More information here.



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