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Rep. Jamie Raskin Celebrates SAFE Center’s Susan Esserman

Source: UMB News | January 23, 2023 The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Susan G. Esserman, JD — founder and director of the SAFE (Support,...

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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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Alysha Welsh Tapped as Immigration Judge

SAFE Center Legal Services Director Alysha (Ali) Welsh was recently appointed by the U.S. Attorney General to serve as an Immigration...

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Prince George’s Co. Hospital Receives $800K to Help Trafficking Victims

Source: WTOP | December 3, 2022 Maryland’s second busiest trauma center is receiving federal funding to help identify and...

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UMD SAFE Center and UM Capital Region Health Receive Grant to Implement Human Trafficking Response Model

College Park, MD (November 30, 2022) – The Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) awarded the...

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The SAFE Center Advocates for Leveraging the International Trade Agenda to Combat Forced Labor

The SAFE Center filed comments urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to adapt and deploy existing international ...

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Survivor Ambassador Interns Hold Food Drive

The SAFE Center partnered with Spectrum Foods and Poultry, a University of Maryland, College Park alumni-owned company, to host...

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Sophie Aron Named Vice Chair of Montgomery Co. Human Trafficking Prevention Committee

SAFE Center Research and Program Coordinator Sophie Aron was named Vice Chair of the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Prevention...

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SAFE Center Co-Leads Session at FNUSA Conference 2022

Social service providers approach their work with the desire to support and empower others. Anti-trafficking organizations, despite a focus...

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SAFE Center Hosts Federal and International Experts at Critical Updates Forum

This January, during Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the SAFE Center developed and hosted a high-level, virtual two-panel program featuring...

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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.