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New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking brings awareness – MyCentralJersey.com
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New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking brings awareness – MyCentralJersey.com

Human trafficking can be a scary subject, but it’s something that affects millions of people. And while it might seem too big to stop, there are groups working to fight back. One such group on the front lines, both locally and nationally, is the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking, which works to raise awareness…

IHL Approves USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training
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IHL Approves USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training

Thu, 09/22/2022 – 12:14pm | By: Karelia Pitts Earlier this summer, the Board of Trustees of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) approved a proposal from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Social Work to form a Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training (CHRT) – the first center of its kind in…

Justice Department Recognizes Human Trafficking Survivor and Advocate from Washington with Special Courage Award – Department of Justice
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Justice Department Recognizes Human Trafficking Survivor and Advocate from Washington with Special Courage Award – Department of Justice

The Office for Victims of Crime, a component of the Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs, presented the Special Courage Award to Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman, a human trafficking survivor and advocate residing in Seattle, Washington. This Special Courage Award category honors a victim or survivor who has shown exceptional perseverance or determination. It may also acknowledge…

Hospitals Against Violence convening highlights health care leaders’ role in fight against human trafficking
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Hospitals Against Violence convening highlights health care leaders’ role in fight against human trafficking

The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative today kicked off the latest convening in a series of events focused on hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to identify and prevent human trafficking. The series is part of ongoing efforts — in conjunction with Jones Day law firm and HEAL Trafficking — to provide resources to health care…