Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training

Applications open for funding meant to help victims of human trafficking
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Applications open for funding meant to help victims of human trafficking

JACKSON, Miss. (WLOX) – Applications are now open for the a new fund meant to specifically help victims of human trafficking. Applications for the Victims of Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Fund opened Nov. 1. As much as $2.5 million will be available for organizations that provide services to victims of human trafficking. “An…

HHS Awards $497,000 to USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training
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HHS Awards $497,000 to USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training

Fri, 10/28/2022 – 13:53pm | By: Karelia Pitts The University of Southern Mississippi’s newly established Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training (CHRT) in the School of Social Work was awarded $497,000 for the first year of a five-year demonstration program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and…

University of Southern Mississippi opens center for human trafficking research center – WLBT
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University of Southern Mississippi opens center for human trafficking research center – WLBT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WLBT) – Human trafficking is no myth, and it’s happening around the state. According to the national human trafficking hotline, hundreds of cases are reported annually, despite the case count experts thinking there are inaccuracies within the data. “Victims or survivors, we use those words interchangeably. But, they do not disclose what is…

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…