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Congresswoman Shontel Brown to Host OH-11 Human Trafficking Prevention Summit June 17th in Cleveland at TRI C with U..S..Department of Homeland Security officials, others....By, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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CLEVELAND, Ohio-Ohio Congresswoman Shontel Brown (D_OH) (pictured), whose 11th congressional district includes the city of Cleveland and several of its outer suburbs of Cuyahoga County, and one of threee Blacks in Congress from Ohio,  (OH-11) will host an OH-11 Human Trafficking Prevention Summit on Saturday June 17 from 10 am-2 pm in at the Jerry Sue Thornton Center near downtown Cleveland at Cuyahoga Community College (TRI-C).


"Human trafficking is a global problem with local victims," said Rep.  Brown. "The impact of trafficking can be devastating and we need a comprehensive approach to combat this heinous crime. I am proud to host this summit in partnership with DHS to provide local agencies and constituents with more information on how to prevent trafficking and support survivors."

The congresswoman said in a a press release that the event is being held to help her constituents and community officials learn more about human trafficking, efforts to combat it, and how her office might help. The summit will feature subject matter expert presentations, partner representative panels, and  others, and is free to attend. Constituents and others can RSVP at

The CCHT is a DHS-wide effort comprised of 16 supporting offices and components and is led by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

WHAT:            OH-11 Human Trafficking Prevention Summit

WHO:               Ohio Congresswoman Shontel Brown;
Special Agent in Charge, Angie M. Salazar, Homeland Security Investigations Detroit (Serving Michigan and Ohio);

Tracy Raggs, Unit Chief, DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, Homeland Security Investigations;

Other DHS HSI Experts and Officials

WHERE:         Jerry Sue Thornton Center, 2500 E. 22nd Street Cleveland, OH 44115

WHEN:            Saturday June 17, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 June 2023 21:59

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