60 survivors of human trafficking push Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the START Act

“FIRST IN PLAYBOOK — Sixty survivors of human trafficking sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushing him to sign the START Act, which would allow courts to vacate criminal convictions that result from sex or labor trafficking. ‘These convictions also make it much more difficult to rebuild our lives, creating hurdles for obtaining employment, student…Continue reading 60 survivors of human trafficking push Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the START Act

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Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond

Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond (giddy.com, July 2, 2021) DSW’s Melissa Broudo is quoted: “We truly are sitting at the precipice of significant legislative change on a national level [for] this issue,” Broudo said. “This year alone, Oregon, with HB 3088, but also NEW YORK and Massachusetts, and in prior years Vermont…Continue reading Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond