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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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Maryland may finally protect child sex-trafficking victims from prosecution

Source: The Washington Post | March 31, 2022 If an adult pays to sexually abuse a child, that child...

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UMD SAFE Center Grieves with the AAPI Community & Decries Anti-Asian Racism

March 2021 Our team at the University of Maryland SAFE Center shares in the grief and pain of our...

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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.