Maine State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on Human Trafficking in Maine

May 28, 2014, 16:08 ET from U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Eastern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces the following event:

WHAT: Two years after its initial review found that Maine lacked many resources to support victims and laws to punish traffickers, the Maine State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a meeting of experts to review progress toward combating human trafficking in the state.

WHEN: Monday June 2, 1:00 p.m.

WHO: Amy Volk, Maine House of Representatives, District 127
Megan Elam, Assistant District Attorney of Cumberland County
Meaghan Maloney, District Attorney of Kennebec and Somerset Counties
Phil Crowell, Auburn police chief
Mark Keller, Portland police officer
Erin Albright, Anti-Trafficking Regional Coordinator, International Institute of New England
Amy Thomas, Executive Director, Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine

WHERE: Lewiston City Hall
27 Pine Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240


The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with studying and advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the reports and meetings of the Commission and its State Advisory Committees, please visit

Media contact: Ivy Davis
Director, Eastern Regional Office
(202) 376-7533

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SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights