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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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SAFE Center Director Featured in Emirates News Agency’s Review of HCHF Women’s Forum

Source: Emirates News Agency | March 10, 2021 The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF) hosted its first-ever Women’s...

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Anti-Racism Work is Essential in the Anti-Trafficking Movement

Source: Freedom Network USA | February 26, 2021  For Freedom Network USA, Black History Month is a time to celebrate Black...

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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 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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New Guidelines Help Identify, Support Human Trafficking Survivors in Maryland

Source: Maryland Hospital Association | January 24, 2020 A new resource guide aims to equip Maryland health care providers...

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SAFE Center Director Featured on Kojo Nnamdi Show

Source: WAMU 88.5  (Washington’s NPR Station) – The Kojo Nnamdi Show | January 9, 2020  In honor of Human...

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UMD SAFE Center Launches Economic Empowerment Initiative led by Mari Snyder

Source: University of Maryland School of Public Health | June 20, 2019  The University of Maryland SAFE (Support, Advocacy,...

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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.