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Human Trafficking Prevention Project Launches New Outreach Campaign

MVLS is excited to share new outreach materials and webpages for the Human Trafficking Prevention Project (HTPP), a partnership between MVLS and University of Baltimore School of Law (Official). Thanks to a generous grant from the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Collaborative and Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the HTPP has created a series [Read more.]

Human Trafficking Awareness Month Reflection

Heather Heiman, MVLS Human Trafficking Prevention Project Manager, reflects on MVLS’ human trafficking prevention work in 2019 and shares her hopes for 2020:   As January is Human Trafficking Awareness month, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2019, which was a year of revitalization and expansion for the Human Trafficking Prevention Project (HTTP) at…

Human Trafficking Prevention Project Published in What Weekly

The Human Trafficking Prevention Project (HTPP), a partnership between University of Baltimore School of Law and MVLS, published an article in What Weekly. HTPP Director Jessica Emerson and HTPP Coordinator Laurie Culkin wrote about the most vulnerable populations who are at higher risk of being trafficked, common myths that need debunking, and how legislation like…

MVLS & University of Baltimore Law School Partnership

Article Written by Nasim Chatha, MVLS Communications and Community Relations Officer Human trafficking is the act of moving people by threat, coercion, violence or deception in order to exploit them. According to the United Nations, people are trafficked for prostitution, forced labor, slavery and removal of organs. Hundreds of victims of trafficking are identified in…

Oct. 28 – MVLS to Partner with UB School of Law on Human Trafficking Project

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Human Trafficking Prevention Project (HTPP), led by clinical fellow Jessica Emerson, has been awarded $465,757 from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention of Maryland. The HTPP and its student-attorneys will partner with MVLS to create a statewide pro bono program designed to provide post-conviction legal services to…