News Digest: May 31, 2017

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. Forbes: California’s Largest Health Provider Takes on Human Trafficking (May 26, 2017) Hartford Courant: Senate Passes Bill to Strengthen Penalties for Sex Trafficking of Minors (May 26, 2017) Texas Tribune: Behind Closed […]

News Digest: April 30, 2017

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. NBC News: ‘Frederick Douglas’ Bill Introduced in Congress to Curb Human Trafficking (April 27, 2017) Reuters: Immigration Expert Predicts Human Trafficking Will Surge Under Trump (April 25, 2017) The Business Journal: Juvenile Human […]

News Digest: March 31, 2017

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. NPR: In U.S. Restaurants, Bars and Food Trucks, ‘Modern Slavery’ Persists (March 29, 2017) Houston Public Media: New Study Reveals Human Trafficking Indicators (March 27, 2017) Harvard Political Review: Trafficked in Persons […]

News Digest: February 28, 2017

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. US News & World Report: Reyes Touts Human Trafficking Arrests, but Without Details (February 24, 2017) Seattle Times: Trump Vows to Fight ‘Epidemic’ of Human Trafficking (February 23, 2017) Minneapolis Star Tribune: […]

News Digest: January 31, 2017

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press  throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. Forbes: 3 Nonprofit Leaders Speak on Their Top Priorities to Eradicate Human Trafficking (January 31, 2017) University of Texas-Austin: Study Estimates More Than 300,000 Victims of Human Trafficking in Texas (January 24, […]

News Digest: December 31, 2016

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press  throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. St. Louis Public Radio: Raising Marriage Age Seen as Weapon Against Human Trafficking (December 27, 2016) Indiana Public Radio: Human Trafficking on the Rise in Indiana (December 21, 2016) The Recorder: Attorney […]

News Digest: November 30, 2016

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press  throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. San Francisco Chronicle: Addiction Crisis Fuels Human Trafficking (November 28, 2016) The Missourian: With New Enforcement Regulations for Child Trafficking in Place, Task Force Considers Additional Measures (November 28, 2016) Kansas Public […]

News Digest: October 31, 2016

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press  throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. NPR: Survivors Present Recommendations on How to End Human Trafficking (October 18, 2016) WLKY: $1.5 Million Grant to Help Fight Human Trafficking in Kentucky (October 14, 2016) Great Falls Tribune: Montana Joins […]

News Digest: September 30, 2016

The News Digest provides brief descriptions of all major human trafficking stories reported in the popular press  throughout 2016 and compiled by the Center for Public Policy Studies. The Missouri Times: Human Trafficking Task Force Meets in Columbia (September 30, 2016) Courthouse News Service: Human Trafficking Victims Get Help in California (September 27, 2016) The Gazette: Marijuana Grow Prompts Human […]

As part of a collaboration with the Center for Public Policy Studies and the Center for Court Innovation, this program is presented by FSU’s Center for the Advancement of Human Rights and the National Judicial College and sponsored by the State Justice Institute. After this session, you will be able to: Describe how the Trafficking Victim Protection Act (TVPA) of […]