UMB Highlights

Making Progress in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

While many advances have been made in the last two decades since landmark measures were put into place to combat human trafficking, a lot of work remains to be done and federal and international agencies must continue to be involved. That was the overriding theme of “Critical Updates: The Fight Against Human Trafficking, Federal & International,” a two-panel virtual program Jan. 20. The conference, hosted in collaboration with the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Prevention Committee and the Prince George's County Human Trafficking Task Force, was designed to gain insights on recent developments in U.S. anti-trafficking policy and programs from experienced government officials at the departments of Justice, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security, and to host panel reviews on international issues in anti-trafficking.

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