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SAFE Center Clinical Social Worker Presents at County-Wide Human Trafficking Symposium

Source: The Sentinel | April 10, 2019  “To educate the public and begin the discussion around a problematic topic,...

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SAFE Center Director Keynotes Calvert County Commission on Women’s Women of the World Luncheon

Source: The Calvert Recorder | March 20, 2019  “The Calvert County Commission for Women and the League of Women...

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SAFE Center Director Co-Authors Washington Post Op-Ed

Source: The Washington Post | March 6, 2019  “At the University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE)...

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SAFE Center Joins Governor Hogan in Announcing New Anti-Trafficking Initiatives

Source: UMB News | August 21, 2018 “Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s new anti-human trafficking initiatives take into account the many dimensions...

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Southern Christian Leadership Conference Honors SAFE Center Director with Award

Source: UMB News | July 23, 2018 “This month, the SCLC, whose roots trace back to the Montgomery Bus Boycott in...

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SAFE Center Director Presents at UMBrella Speaker Series

Source: UMB News | February 27, 2018 “A young woman was trafficked into the United States from Mexico, tricked into crossing...

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SAFE Center Social Services Director Testifies before Montgomery County Council

Source: Montgomery County Council | November 06, 2017 The UMD SAFE Center’s Director of Social Services, Heidi Alvarez, testified before the...

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SAFE Center and P.G. Police Receive Joint $1.3 Million Grant

Source: ABC7 | October 25, 2017 “A $1.3 million grant has been awarded to the University of Maryland and Prince George’s...

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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.