Ivanka Trump and Attorney General William Barr traveled to Georgia on Monday to announce $100 million in new funding allocated by the Department of Justice to fight human trafficking.
H/T: Daily Caller
During a roundtable event in Atlanta, the first daughter talked about how five years ago, the idea of human trafficking was not something “people realized was happening within the borders of our own country.”
“The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) awarded over $97.4 million to state, local and tribal jurisdictions, service providers and task forces all over the country, while OJP’s [Office of Justice Programs] National Institute of Justice awarded the remaining $3.5 million to support research and evaluation on human trafficking,” read a White House press release about the new funding.
Bill Barr, Ivanka Trump come to Atlanta to announce millions in funding to combat human trafficking https://t.co/5A3WR5pmqF— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) September 21, 2020
Today, AG Barr announced $100 million in grants across the country to combat human trafficking - the largest amount from federal government in history. Funds will support state, local, & tribal jurisdictions, victim service providers, taskforces, and research. #EndTrafficking pic.twitter.com/F0YSL9tZy2— Kerri Kupec DOJ (@KerriKupecDOJ) September 21, 2020
Today, AG Barr and I announced the largest investment for trafficking support services in US history, OVER $100 Million in grants.— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) September 21, 2020
To the missing and trafficked across the Nation — we will never stop looking for you, we will not rest until you have justice! #EndTrafficking pic.twitter.com/pZkv0djjxe
Former football star Tim Tebow talks about his newfound passion of fighting against trafficking alongside Ivanka Trump and Attorney General Barr: pic.twitter.com/Z1CNEior0L— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) September 21, 2020
Today, AG Barr & Senior Advisor to POTUS Ivanka Trump are in Atlanta with Governor Kemp visiting the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, which offers therapy, protection, intervention strategies for abused children. DOJ has awarded 1.25 million to this Center. #SaveTheChildren pic.twitter.com/rWjRT3qD0T— Kerri Kupec DOJ (@KerriKupecDOJ) September 21, 2020