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SAFE Center Director Speaks at International Interfaith Conference in Abu Dhabi as “Voice of Human Fraternity” for Work Combating Human Trafficking

February 4, 2020 Susan Esserman, Founder and Director of the SAFE Center, was invited to address the international interfaith...

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SAFE Center Hosts 2020 Maryland Labor Trafficking Symposium

On January 29, the Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors hosted a strategic symposium...

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New Guidelines Help Identify, Support Human Trafficking Survivors in Maryland

Source: Maryland Hospital Association | January 24, 2020 A new resource guide aims to equip Maryland health care providers...

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SAFE Center Director Delivers US Chamber of Commerce Event Keynote on Partnering with Businesses to Combat Trafficking and Empower Survivors

January 16, 2020 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on Integrating Services for Human Trafficking Survivors on...

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SAFE Center Director Featured on Kojo Nnamdi Show

Source: WAMU 88.5  (Washington’s NPR Station) – The Kojo Nnamdi Show | January 9, 2020  In honor of Human...

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UMD SAFE Center Launches Economic Empowerment Initiative led by Mari Snyder

Source: University of Maryland School of Public Health | June 20, 2019  The University of Maryland SAFE (Support, Advocacy,...

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SAFE Center Releases 2019 Legislative Report

Source: University of Maryland School of Public Health | June 10, 2019  Three new Maryland laws passed this year...

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SAFE Center Clinical Social Worker Presents at County-Wide Human Trafficking Symposium

Source: The Sentinel | April 10, 2019  “To educate the public and begin the discussion around a problematic topic,...

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SAFE Center Director Keynotes Calvert County Commission on Women’s Women of the World Luncheon

Source: The Calvert Recorder | March 20, 2019  “The Calvert County Commission for Women and the League of Women...

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SAFE Center Joins School of Public Health

March 12, 2018 The University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors is...

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UMD SAFE Center Team Statement on Racial Injustice

The UMD SAFE Center decries the structural racism that remains as a toxic legacy of our country’s history and permeates our society today, and we are working to ensure that we are an actively anti-racist institution.