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“Houston launches office targeting human trafficking, domestic violence with entrepreneurship program,” by Anna Bauman and Jasper Scherer, Houston Chronicle Reporters

“Houston launches office targeting human trafficking, domestic violence with entrepreneurship program,” by Anna Bauman and Jasper Scherer, Houston Chronicle Reporters “Equipped with the skills to sew, survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking can gain financial independence to break free from their abusers. That is the… Read More

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Conscientious Capitalism: Labor Trafficking and Supply Chains Mitigating Risk, October 29, 2018

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s office worked after Hurricane Harvey to diligently mitigate against the trafficking patterns that arose after Hurricane Katrina destroyed parts of Louisiana. One of the most disturbing acts involved trafficking Indian nationals to help rebuild oil and gas assets in violation of visa and trafficking laws (Signal case). Read More

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Up the Ante: Human Trafficking Symposium, October 29, 2015

On October 29, 2015, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office arranged for world renowned panelists to share their thoughts and expertise on human trafficking. Panelists included Bradley Myles (President and CEO, Polaris), Siddharth Kara (Director of the Center on Human Trafficking, Harvard Kennedy School of Government), Dorchen Leidholdt (Legal Director,… Read More

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