SIROW Executive Director, Dr. Sally Stevens, and Senior Research Specialist, Dr. Candace Black, were featured in a UA News article posted January 17th on SIROW’s collaboration with the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN). SAATURN is a multi-agency coalition, including the City of Tucson Police Department and CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness, which aims to provide comprehensive services to victims of trafficking, as well as to identify, arrest, and prosecute perpetrators of sex and labor trafficking. SIROW has been working with SAATURN to facilitate events for Human Trafficking Awareness Month this January, including a Community Forum with Our Family Services on January 20th, as well as a Loft Cinema screening of the documentary film, Tricked, which will be followed by a panel session on January 30th. Drs. Stevens and Black spoke with UA News to discuss the problem of human trafficking in our community and the work currently being done to address it.
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