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Troxclair takes on human trafficking

Thursday, October 15, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

City Council Member Ellen Troxclair has brought forward a resolution about human trafficking awareness and training, which is on the agenda for today’s Council meeting. According to a press release about the resolution, “The Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative directs the City Manager to appoint a liaison to local groups dedicated to collaborating with the City and others to achieve the shared goal of ending human trafficking in Austin; to incorporate information about preventing, identifying, and responding to human trafficking into existing training for City employees as may be appropriate; and to develop plans and policies to prevent and reduce human trafficking related to all City tourism initiatives and City-sponsored events.”

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