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SAFE Center Welcomes Legal Director

The SAFE Center welcomed Director of Legal Services, Alysha (Ali) Welsh, to the team this spring. Ali is responsible...

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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 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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SAFE Center Co-Hosts Human Trafficking Conversation with U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin

January 22, 2021 In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the SAFE Center partnered with the Prince George’s County...

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SAFE Center Partner Spotlight: TISTA Science & Technology

January 2021   This Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the UMD SAFE Center is pleased to partner with TISTA Science...

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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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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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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.