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    Leaders in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

    Some of the nation’s most prominent business, government, military, law enforcement, and civil rights leaders have partnered with Human Rights First in a campaign to call on the United States to dismantle the business of human trafficking. Together, these campaign ambassadors have developed a strategic framework for bankrupting this enormously lucrative criminal enterprise.
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CNN: Pope's U.S. visit can unite the fight against modern-day slavery

Bankrupt Slavery Campaign Ambassadors

Holding the U.S. government and business community accountable for dismantling the business of human trafficking.

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CNN: Pope's U.S. visit can unite the fight against modern-day slavery

Op-Ed: Congress should stand united against human trafficking

The Hill, January 23, 2017

General Charles C. Krulak (USMC, ret.) and former Congressman Dan Lungren make the case that combating human trafficking at home and abroad is not only good for U.S. businesses and the American economy, but also enjoys broad bipartisan support in an often divided era.

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CNN: Pope's U.S. visit can unite the fight against modern-day slavery

Op-Ed: Pope's U.S. visit can unite the fight against modern-day slavery

CNN, September 22, 2015

Birmingham Mayor William Bell, one of 60 mayors invited to participate in a Vatican conference discussing human trafficking, advocates for a multi-sector approach to combating human trafficking, involving faith leaders, captains of industry, elected officials, and members of law enforcement.

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Human Trafficking is a Lucrative Business

Birmingham Mayor William Bell discusses the collaboration needed between all levels of government to dismantle the business of human trafficking by eliminating the profits available to perpetrators of this crime.

Chicago Sun Times: How Congress can help stop human trafficking

Op-Ed: How Congress can help stop human trafficking

Chicago Sun-Times, August 5, 2015

Anita Alvarez, Cook County State’s Attorney and Human Rights First’s Elisa Massimino make the case that Congress should increase funding for innovative Justice Department anti-trafficking programs.

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Multi-sector Approach Needed to Address Growing Crime of Human Trafficking

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and New Jersey Assistant Attorney General Tracy Thompson discuss the importance of a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approach to increase the number of prosecutions and convictions of human traffickers.

Human Trafficking is the Fastest Growing Criminal Enterprise

Dan Lungren, the former U.S. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district and former Attorney General of California, underscores the international scope of human trafficking and urges the U.S. government to create policies that will deter future traffickers from pursuing this heinous crime.

Human Trafficking is an American Crisis

Former Commandant of the Marine Corps. General Charles C. Krulak and Former Director of the FBI Louis J. Freeh discuss common misconceptions surrounding human trafficking, emphasizing the need for increased prosecutions of traffickers and strategies to disrupt the flow of money in the trafficking business.

The Hill: White House Devotes More Funding to Fight Against Slavery, More Is Still Needed

Op-Ed: White House Devotes More Funding to Fight Against Slavery, More Is Still Needed

The Hill, February 26, 2015

Dan Lungren, former U.S. representative for California’s 3rd Congressional District discusses a the need for the United States to support the creation of a global fund to increase funding for anti-human trafficking initiatives.

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Businesses Should Care about Human Trafficking

Marilyn Carlson Nelson is the Former Chairman & CEO of Carlson, a global travel and hospitality company. As a business leader, Nelson highlights the need for corporate responsibility in the effort to rid supply chains of human trafficking in the private sector.

Our Children Should Learn about Modern Slavery

Ken Morris is a direct descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. He embraced his heritage by founding Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, an abolitionist organization that uses lessons from history to educate youth about modern day slavery.

Op-Ed: Break the Profit Cycle of Human Trafficking

Op-Ed: Break the Profit Cycle of Human Trafficking

U.S. News, February 19, 2015

General Charles C. Krulak, former Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Louis Freeh, former Director of the FBI, outline a strategy to target the profits of traffickers by forging partnerships with the private sector to eliminate human trafficking from their supply chains.

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