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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, From the Experts: Women Leading Efforts to End Human Trafficking, addressing the impact of human trafficking on local and global communities. SAFE Center director Susan Esserman joined with Dina Dominitz, head of Israel’s National Anti-Trafficking Coordination Unit; Tammy Ben-Haim, minister for public diplomacy at the Embassy of Israel; and Lori Weinstein, JWI’s CEO emerita, in fostering a thoughtful discussion comparing U.S. and Israeli best practices for combatting trafficking and supporting survivors. Together, these experts advocated for local and international partnerships that promote access to services for survivors and for engaging in broader prevention work, including enhancing efforts to prevent traffickers from profiting through exploitation.

Watch the full conversation 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.