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SAFE Center Reviews Impact of COVID-19 Response

January, 2021 Now that 2020 has come to a close, we reflect on the unique challenges presented by the...

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SAFE Director Discusses Media Representation of Trafficking with Society of Professional Journalists

November 17, 2020 The SAFE Center Director participated in an “ICTalk” with the Society of Professional Journalists to highlight...

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Maryland Expands Program Aimed at Providing Resources to Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

Source: Baltimore Fish Bowl | November 4, 2020  A Maryland program to connect potential victims of child sex trafficking with needed...

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SAFE Center Co-Hosts Virtual Human Trafficking Training for Health Care Providers

November 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST The SAFE Center will join the Maryland Hospital Association, the Maryland Human...

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SAFE Center Joins National Organizations in Opposing Changes to the USCIS Policy Manual

On August, 14, 2020 the SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors joined over 70 national, state, and local advocacy...

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SAFE Center Discusses Housing Program for Human Trafficking Survivors with Univision News

Source: Univision News | August 5, 2020 Following the Department of Justice’s announcement of an investment of $35 million...

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Maryland Delegation Members Announce $500,000 in Housing Assistance for Survivors of Human Trafficking in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties

Source: Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen | August 4, 2020 Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin...

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U.S. Department of Justice Announces Federal Funds Awarded to UMD SAFE Center to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking

Source: Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland | August 4, 2020 U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur Announces...

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SAFE Center Director Moderates Trafficking Expert Panel Hosted by International Association of Women Judges

July 22, 2020  In recognition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, the International Association of...

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SAFE Center Director Collaborates with Leaders of Israeli Anti-Trafficking Coordination

June 25, 2020 Over 1,400 audience members participated in the Embassy of Israel and Jewish Women International’s virtual conversation,...

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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.