Amazing Advocates 2017
The NYU Policy Debate Team presents its new speaker series "Amazing Advocates: Law and Human Trafficking".
This session will feature the Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center's founder Martina E. Vandenberg.
The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center empowers trafficked women, men, and children to seek justice. HT Pro Bono leads national efforts to hold human traffickers accountable for their crimes and to raise awareness of survivors’ rights.
By linking trafficking victims with highly-skilled pro bono attorneys, HT Pro Bono works to obtain criminal convictions, criminal restitution, and civil judgments against traffickers. With pro bono legal assistance, trafficking survivors can rebuild their lives
Since 2012, they have:
- Trained 2000+ attorneys at top U.S. law firms
- Placed 200+ trafficking-related cases for pro bono representation
-Leveraged millions of dollars in pro bono legal services
-Educated 12,000+ NGO & community professionals