IMPACT: Perhaps the first systematic, university-based effort to serve victims of human trafficking, which thrives along the I-95 corridor, the center has helped more than 50 victims in its first 18 months and generated more than $1.7 million in grants that will extend its impact. It has trained more than 35 student interns.
The SAFE Center is based in College Park, because Prince George’s County is a major center for human trafficking. Drawing on expertise from both universities, it provides comprehensive services and advocacy. It also conducts research in this poorly studied field.
The center is supported by the schools of Social Work, Nursing, and Law at UMB, and the School of Public Policy, the Colleges of Arts and Humanities and Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the Robert H. Smith School of Business at UMCP.
Read more: SAFE Center: Helping the Vulnerable
Safe Center for Human Trafficking Survivors
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