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From the HTC blog.

  • Recap: November Colorado Human Trafficking Council Meeting

  by Victoria Robertson, HTC associate The Colorado Human Trafficking Council convened for its second meeting on Friday, November 21. While the first half of the meeting was spent discussing general procedural and administrative details, in the latter portion the Council welcomed multiple presenters who educated and informed Council members on issues relating to human […]

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  • Is the Media Helping or Harming Anti-Trafficking Efforts?

  by Dana Bruxvoort, HTC Marketing Coordinator In my weekly monitoring of human trafficking news, I see the above image (or some variation of it) often. And it concerns me. As a marketing professional, I’m well-acquainted with the power of words and images to shape public opinion and knowledge. As a researcher and academic in the […]

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  • “Gem Hunt” Ignores Human Trafficking for TV Ratings

  by Holly Redmond, HTC associate From a human rights perspective, there are many concerns and controversial subjects covered in the Travel Channel’s show “Gem Hunt.” This show follows the exploits of Ron LeBlanc, Diane Robinson and Bernie Gaboury, experts in the fields of gemology and precious stone acquisition. These individuals frequently disregard the local laws […]

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