Institute Agreement Featured in Belize Government Daily News

By: MOLLY WICKER The Human Trafficking Institute was featured in the Belizean Government’s Daily News, in a story about its recent partnership with the Belize Police Department. The Belize Police Department and the Human Trafficking Institute entered into an agreement to partner in building the capacity of Belize’s Specialized Human Trafficking Unit, formed earlier this … Continue reading Institute Agreement Featured in Belize Government Daily News

Febrey Cited in News Report about California

By: MOLLY WICKER Annick Febrey, Director of Government and Corporate Relations was cited by Visalia Times Delta on October 22 in a news article about the prevalence of human trafficking in California. “California is leading the way on labor trafficking, in terms of cases filed,” Febrey said. “Those cases take time – two-thirds as long.” … Continue reading Febrey Cited in News Report about California

Boutros speaks at Jackson, MS advocacy event

By: MOLLY WICKER Institute Co-Founder Victor Boutros spoke at the Speaker’s Commission on Public Policy for their inaugural summit,”Mississippi: A Road Block to Human Trafficking” recently at the Jackson Convention Center (pictured from left to right are Dave Rogers, MS Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, Victor Boutros and Alyssa Courier). More than 100 national, … Continue reading Boutros speaks at Jackson, MS advocacy event

Federal Human Trafficking Report cited in Florida news coverage

By: MOLLY WICKER The state of Florida ranked third in the United States for the number of active criminal human trafficking cases in the federal court system last year, according to data released by the Human Trafficking Institute. The data shows Florida had 57 cases in 2017, which is above the national average of 12.64. … Continue reading Federal Human Trafficking Report cited in Florida news coverage

Institute cited in Idaho Mountain Express

By: MOLLY WICKER The Human Trafficking Institute was recently cited in the Idaho Mountain Express in an article published on October 3, 2018 entitled “Attacking global slavery will protect American jobs.” Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said the Trump administration will ramp up its fight against slavery across the world. The rationale is not human … Continue reading Institute cited in Idaho Mountain Express

Federal Human Trafficking Report cited in The Daily Record

By: MOLLY WICKER Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland recently announced the state’s first anti-trafficking director. The Federal Human Trafficking Report was cited in an October 3 article in The Daily Record about the announcement According to the report, there were 24 cases in the U.S. District Court. The report describes human trafficking as “an economically … Continue reading Federal Human Trafficking Report cited in The Daily Record

Kyleigh Feehs interviewed about Federal Human Trafficking Report

By: MOLLY WICKER Kyleigh Feehs, Associate Legal Counsel at The Human Trafficking Institute, was interviewed on WSLS 10 News about The Federal Human Trafficking Report. The report, which is the first of its kind, gives a snapshot of the federal human trafficking cases across the country and the commonwealth over the past decade. The report … Continue reading Kyleigh Feehs interviewed about Federal Human Trafficking Report

Betsy Hutson Details Work With Trafficking Survivor in Wall Street Journal

By: MOLLY WICKER McGuire Woods Attorney and Douglass Fellows mentor Betsy Hutson recently authored an article in the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch entitled “The cult next door: Debunking five misconceptions about human trafficking.” Hutson led a McGuire Woods team that secured an unprecedented $8 million civil judgement in May for human trafficking survivor Kendra … Continue reading Betsy Hutson Details Work With Trafficking Survivor in Wall Street Journal

Febrey Cited by Reuters About Effects of Trade Policies on Global Slavery

By: MOLLY WICKER In a recent Reuters article, “U.S. blocks slave-made goods to ‘safeguard American jobs,’” insights from the Institute’s Director of Corporate and Government Relations Annick Febrey were highlighted. The piece, published on September 20, outlined the ways in which modern day, global slavery negatively influences U.S. businesses and the American job market. In … Continue reading Febrey Cited by Reuters About Effects of Trade Policies on Global Slavery