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Marriott International and University of Maryland SAFE Center Announce Nationwide Rollout of Hospitality Training Curriculum for Survivors of Trafficking

Source: Marriott International | July 27, 2023 In recognition of World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30,...

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Marriott, SAFE Center to Expand Hospitality Training Program for Trafficking Survivors

Source: Maryland Today| July 27, 2023 Marriott International and the University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human...

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AHLA Foundation Announces $500,000 In Grant Awards From No Room For Trafficking Survivor Fund

Source: AHLA Foundation| July 19, 2023 WASHINGTON (July 19, 2023) – The AHLA Foundation announced $500,000 in inaugural No Room for...

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Jatnna Gomez Appointed to Prince George’s Co. Commission for Women

SAFE Center Director of Equity and Community Partnerships, Jatnna Gomez, was confirmed this July by the Prince George’s County...

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In The D.C. Area, Undocumented Migrants Are Easy Prey For Labor Traffickers

Source: El Tiempo Latino/DCist| July 19, 2023 In 2021, there were just over 300 proven cases of human trafficking...

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Jatnna Gomez Recognized by UM School of Social Work in DEI Spotlight

Source: University of Maryland School of Social Work | April 12, 2023 With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the...

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Expanding Youth Prevention Efforts in Prince George’s County Schools

Through school visits, youth trainings, and peer leadership programs, Prevention Social Worker Tanejah Jones has led the SAFE Center...

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SAFE Center Teams with Heal Trafficking & UM Capital Region Medical Center on Race and Equity in Healthcare

In a powerful panel discussion led by the SAFE Center, University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center (UMCRMC) & HEAL...

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Rep. Jamie Raskin Celebrates SAFE Center’s Susan Esserman

Source: UMB News | January 23, 2023 Susan G. Esserman, JD, founder and director of the SAFE (Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and...

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Cardin Introduces Commonsense Proposals to Protect Human Trafficking Victims

Source: U.S. Senator Ben Cardin | December 15, 2022 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member...

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UMD SAFE Center Team Statement on Racial Injustice

The UMD SAFE Center decries the structural racism that remains as a toxic legacy of our country’s history and permeates our society today, and we are working to ensure that we are an actively anti-racist institution.