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ATEST Applauds Senate Bipartisan Compromise on Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Posted: April 21, 2015   /   Legislative Updates, Press Release

ATEST applauds the bipartisan effort in the Senate to reach a compromise on the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (S. 178). At a time when it seems impossible to move important legislation, the Senate vote sends an important signal: Services must be in place to ensure human trafficking survivors do not return to exploitative …

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ATEST Urges Senate to Reach Bipartisan Compromise on Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Posted: March 16, 2015   /   Uncategorized

For well over a decade, the work to combat modern slavery and human trafficking has been an example of Congress’s ability to put partisanship aside in the interest of tackling a difficult and seemingly intractable problem. That willingness to be thoughtful, practical, and balanced in approach has proven successful in this work, and made tremendous …

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ATEST APPROPRIATIONS WEBINAR – MARCH 16,2015

Posted: March 16, 2015   /   Legislative Updates

MARCH 17, 2015

Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry. Current U.S. Government funding is insufficient to fight this crime and to meet the needs of victims and survivors. We need your support to ensure greater U.S. investment in programs that are critical to preventing human trafficking, punishing offenders, and providing support and services to …

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Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking Voices Support for End Modern Slavery Initiative Act

Posted: February 26, 2015   /   Uncategorized

For Release: February 26, 2015
Contact: Liz Baker, lbaker@humanityunited.org, +1 202 503 3221

Washington, DC—The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, a U.S.-based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking worldwide, today announced its support for the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act introduced by Senator Bob Corker …

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ATEST Commends Senate Efforts to Prevent Human Trafficking

Posted: February 25, 2015   /   Uncategorized

Washington, DC—The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking commends the Senate Judiciary Committee for holding yesterday’s hearing, “Human Trafficking in the United States: Protecting the Victims.” This important event highlighted the necessity of services for all victims of trafficking and pointed to specific policies to help prevent vulnerable youth from being trafficked in the first …

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