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ONE TEAM AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING


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Academy Provides Expert Testimony to Council of the District of Columbia in Opposition to Bill 23-0318


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Social Responsibility in the Fisheries Value Chain: Towards an Integral Approach


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1 in 4 Victims of Modern Slavery are Children

- International Labour Organization
September 2017

 

“Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.”

- William Lloyd Garrison

 

There are an Estimated 40 Million People Around the World Trapped in Modern Slavery.

- International Labour Organization
September 2017

 

“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.”

- WILLIAM WILBERFORCE

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Research, Outreach, and Education

The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy is designed to conduct research, outreach and education in the field of human trafficking. In particular, it offers specialized training and technical assistance to law enforcement, lawyers, healthcare providers, teachers, students, researchers, religious institutions and the community at large on issues related to the crime of trafficking in persons. It looks at trafficking in persons as a gross violation of human rights and as an affront to the dignity of the human being.

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The Honorable Katherine Fernandez Rundle Delivers Keynote Address at Annual Human Trafficking Academy

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Public-Private Partnerships in Combatting Human Trafficking: The Role of Academia

February 18, 2020

A delegation of professionals from Albania will visit The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy of St. Thomas Law School as part of their United States tour for the Engaging Government Entities to Support Victims of Human Trafficking Program.

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Labor-Friendly Seafood Initiative 2020

February 26 – April 9, 2020

The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy, member of the Coalition of Catholic Organizations Against Human Trafficking (CCOAHT), is proud to join the CCOAHT’s Labeling for Lent Campaign for 2020. This year the CCOAHT’s Labeling for Lent campaign will focus on an initiative to encourage Sysco to better inform its customers about its efforts to ensure its supply chain is free of forced labor so they can make ethical purchasing decisions.

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Summer 2020 Human Trafficking Academy

July 27-31, 2020 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Academy will once again host its distinguished, 5-day training on human trafficking on July 27-31, 2020. This intensive certification will focus on the topic of labor trafficking.  It is estimated that 20.1 million people are trapped in forced labor in industries including agriculture, construction, domestic work and manufacturing around the world – we hope you will join us in ending modern day slavery!

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