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WEST END — The Family Support and Community Collaboration Programs are funded by Sandhills Center and conducted through a contract with North Carolina Families United. The programs support families of children with emotional, learning, and behavioral challenges.  

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RALEIGH — Today, in recognition of the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness, the  member companies of the N.C. Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association are mobilizing their 5,600 employees to fight human trafficking. 

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RALEIGH — A state senator is drawing attention to the new N.C. state budget's measures to fight human trafficking.

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RALEIGH — Legal Aid of North Carolina has launched the StopTheCycleNC campaign to raise awareness of the key role legal representation plays in ending the cycle of abuse for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, as well as seniors who have experienced financial exploitation.

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The following free webinars are being offered by Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration. If you would like to register, contact the person located at the end of each description.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Adjunct Professor Judith Paparozzi was in attendance last week for the virtual release of the 2020 global Trafficking in Persons Report, after receiving a special invitation from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County woman is facing charges in a South Carolina human trafficking case.

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ROCKINGHAM ― Police have released more details related to the arrest of a man charged with human trafficking in South Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Durham man is in the Richmond County Jail awaiting extradition to South Carolina, accused of human trafficking.

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RALEIGH — This isn’t "Taken."

Unlike the portrayals popularized by Liam Neeson’s 2008 film thriller, human trafficking victims are rarely snatched during vacation getaways or from coffee shops, and they are rarely sympathetic characters with squeaky clean backgrounds, Libby Coles, chairwoman of the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, told Carolina Journal.

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