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Red Sand Project at LALDEF

In 2011, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation that designated every January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Human trafficking is a hidden crime as victims rarely…
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FUTURO Event at Princeton

LALDEF's FUTURO student scholars met with Princeton undergraduates on Thursday, January 16th, to receive informal mentorship on the college application process. Princeton students from Programs for Access & Inclusion, which provides mentorship and resources to Princeton students who are first-generation and/or come from a lower-income background, answered various questions relating to their transition to college,…
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Happy Holidays from LALDEF

As we wrap up the year, we reflect on our impact in Mercer County. Serving over 3,000 clients a year, we look forward to continuing this amazing work in 2020. Happy holidays from the LALDEF staff!
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NJ Approves Licenses for All

"The New Jersey Assembly and Senate passed the bill in separate votes, sending the bill to Gov. Phil Murphy, who has already said he would sign it. Supporters, who claimed seats in each chamber's public viewing area and filled at least one other viewing room, erupted with cheers of "Sí, se pudo" — yes, we could — after the Legislature…
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