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Minnesota Safe Harbor Kickoff Conference

A summit to undo sexual exploitation and trafficking in Minnesota. Leaders from all disciplines will meet to form community coalitions to stop human trafficking in Minnesota.

Moving from Exclusion to Belonging: Immigrant Rights in Minnesota Today

The Advocates for Human Rights will release its new report on the human rights of immigrants and refugees in Minnesota at a press conference in room 125 of the Minnesota Capitol on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 11am.

The new report draws on nearly 200 individual interviews and more than 25 community conversations involving hundreds of people throughout the state. It places the findings within the context of state, federal, and international human rights law to identify what is working to promote integration and success, what is failing, and what gaps exist in public policy.

Rape, Beatings, Kidnapping Part of Woman’s Persecution

Ms. B fled Ethiopia after her and her children were persecuted by Ethiopian security officers.  With the help of The Advocates, Ms. B and her son and daughter were granted asylum in 2009.

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