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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 Human Trafficking Task Force to co-host U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin of Maryland for a virtual conversation about human trafficking efforts in Maryland. Following opening remarks by Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, Senator Cardin heard brief presentations from numerous representatives from the Prince George’s County Task Force who advocated for increased federal support for anti-trafficking efforts and highlighted collective endeavors to identify and respond to survivors of trafficking, detect and prosecute traffickers, and raise community awareness of local trafficking issues.

These speakers and valued partners included:


Watch the event recording here:

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.