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Light of Awareness Shines in Shadows of the Crowd

The Human Trafficking Initiative (HTI) conducted the research through the Heider College of Business at Creighton University. HTI uses data science to collect, analyze and evaluate the scope of sex trafficking across the United States to identify effective policy solutions.…

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Does sex slavery exist today in the U.S.? The answer is yes – even in Nebraska

The Human Trafficking Initiative (HTI) at Creighton uses data science to collect, analyze and evaluate the scope of sex trafficking and identify effective policy solutions.

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‘I Am Jane Doe: 
Task Force Aims to Expand Understanding of Human Trafficking

“What would you do if it was your daughter?” That was the resounding question behind a documentary viewed by 300 people gathered at the Midwest Theater Tuesday to learn about human trafficking from a local task force.

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15 Arrests Made in Vast Human-Trafficking Operation with Ties to Omaha Area

Officials said law enforcement agencies thanked Creighton University and members of a team participating in the Creighton Study on Human Trafficking for their assistance in the case.

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International Human 
Trafficking Investigation Used “Omaha Model”

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office concludes a lengthy and significant investigation involving International Human Trafficking suspects operating in and throughout the Midwest. Special gratitude is extended to Creighton University and the members of the team participating in the Creighton Study…

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Nebraska’s role in breaking up international sex trafficking operation

The Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service also assisted in the operation as well as members of the Creighton University Study on Human Trafficking team.

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May 2020 Fundraiser Video

  [embed]https://vimeo.com/420053084[/embed] To Donate to HTI Labs: Because our mission falls within IRS guidelines, tax-deductible donations can be made through the Omaha Community Foundation. Please visit omahafoundation.org/donate and select "Other Funds" under the Categories drop down menu in order to find the…

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Join us in the fight against sex trafficking and domestic & sexual violence.

As we all struggle to find a sense of normalcy in today’s world, the mission of HTI Labs has remained consistent – we are committed to fighting sex trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual assault through the development of data-driven research…

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