Maryland Safe Harbor Workgroup to Hold Its First Meeting of 2016

July 21, 2016

Workgroup Established to Aid Youth Victims of Human Trafficking; Meeting Open to Public

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 1 p.m. in the Joint Hearing Room of the Legislative Services Building in Annapolis.

Chaired by Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith, the workgroup includes representatives from a variety of local, state, and national agencies, and two survivors of human trafficking. The workgroup is charged with compiling information on and identifying the needs of youth victims of human trafficking, evaluating current safe harbor policies in other states and legal protections for youth victims of human trafficking, and making recommendations on legislation and policy initiatives that aid youth victims of human trafficking in Maryland...