Maryland advocates taking action to end human trafficking

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Human trafficking is prevalent in Maryland- easy access to the I-95 corridor, close proximity to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, and several nearby international airports-create ideal conditions for the occurrence of human trafficking.   With the 2010 Maryland State Legislative session in high gear several [...]

A Letter from the Founders: 2009 Reflections

Dear Supporters,

Happy Anniversary!  This Valentine’s Day, Polaris Project celebrated eight years of combating human trafficking.  V-Day has always been our B-Day, a conscious choice to commemorate the importance of living in non-violence and with love for our neighbors.

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Haiti, Human Trafficking and Hope

By now, many of us are familiar with the earthquake tragedy in Haiti of which many have worked directly or indirectly to support efforts to assist the Haitian people. There continues to be an outpouring of support in terms of immediate needs such as water, shelter, food, and emergency medical attention. These efforts are [...]

To Ambassador Lagon, With Appreciation

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy

A year ago this month, Ambassador Lagon and I were steeped in conversations about how Polaris Project could strengthen awareness on modern-day slavery by increasing [...]