In fact, Concord police recently assisted in the arrest of a Concord couple — Sou Chao Li and Derong Maio, both 37 — charged with running an interstate sex trafficking operation. Admission is based on safety, current needs and the availability. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
Cottrell said she expects the program to include five paid employees, including an executive director, a program director, two case managers and a house manager.
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That dearth will soon change, the executive director of the Merrimack County Advocacy Center said. CAST's intensive case management program offers a client-centered, trauma-informed approach to helping survivors along their journey to freedom and independence. It is directly related to sex slavery.
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CAST is committed to strengthening its partnerships with leading anti-trafficking organizations and coalitions around the country, as well as forging new relationships with local service providers to meet the increase in demand for social and legal services in Los Angeles County.
The survivor leadership programs, Survivor Advisory Caucus launched in and National Survivor Network launched in , bring together a community of survivors of human trafficking for peer-to-peer mentorship and survivor-led advocacy. This restorative process is complicated by the severe stigma around sex work and the resistance many women in it have to perceiving themselves as victims.
Brigid of Ireland, who was born into slavery in the fifth century and became one of the most revered women in the country. She said it will be staffed every hour of every day and might also feature volunteers and interns. Along with its in-house legal team, CAST's pro bono attorneys dedicate their time and talent assisting with immigration advocacy, criminal victim-witness advocacy, civil litigation, family law and cutting edge policy initiatives.