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Inside Houston’s First Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan

It’s no secret that there’s a problem with human trafficking in Greater Houston, and that practice can increase around big events such as Houston’s upcoming Super Bowl. To deal with the problem, the City of Houston has recently announced its first Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan. But what does the plan look like, and what does it […]

Photo: Derek Stokely, Houston Public MediaIt’s no secret that there’s a problem with human trafficking in Greater Houston, and that practice can increase around big events such as Houston’s upcoming Super Bowl.

To deal with the problem, the City of Houston has recently announced its first Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan. But what does the plan look like, and what does it hope to achieve?

Edel Howlin put those questions to Minal Patel Davis, the city’s special advisor on human trafficking. She began with the conversations she and her colleagues have had regarding the plan since Davis’ term began last year.

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