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  • PennDOT Initiative

    PennDOT Training to Help Combat Human Trafficking – Governor Wolf announced that PennDOT will be starting a new training program to train Driver License Center staff to recognize signs of trafficking.  Members of the...
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  • PA Ranks 13th in HT

    Pennsylvania Ranks 13th in Human Trafficking Cases for 2016 Polaris.com’s annual survey of human trafficking by state shows that Pennsylvania had 151 reported cases of human trafficking in 2016, a 40-percent increase over 2015....
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  • Awards!

    Kathy Bennett, Co-chair of BCAT and Associate Director at NOVA and BCAT received special awards at the Soroptimists International of Indian Rock “Making A Difference for Women Recognition Awards” on March 1st at the...
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  • Safe Harbor Legislation

    Safe Harbor Advocacy Day: Advocates Promote Safe Harbor Bill in Harrisburg On January 25, 2017, advocates from across the state convened in Harrisburg to encourage lawmakers to pass safe harbor legislation this session. If...
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  • Petition to Trump

    United Way’s Generation Freedom Circulates Petition to U.S. President-Elect Trump The United Way Center on Human Trafficking and Slavery’s “Generation Freedom” coalition is currently circulating an online petition to be delivered to U.S. President-Elect...
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  • DHS Hotline

    DHS Offers Hotline, Other Resources The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “Blue Campaign” offers information about how to spot signs of human trafficking. The dhs.gov web site has a resources page with materials...
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