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LGBTI Youth in the Americas: Advancing a Commitment to Address Victims of Trafficking in Persons

  • 12/12/2016 12:00 - 16:00
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LGBTI Youth in the Americas:  Advancing a Commitment to Address Victims of Trafficking in Persons
Trafficking in persons is a serious criminal activity and a pressing problem for the Western Hemisphere. This crime, which clearly violates basic human rights, involves the exploitation of victims generally through the use of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation.

TED Talk: "Redemption Song"

  • 27 noviembre 2016
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John Legend is on a mission to transform America's criminal justice system. Through his Free America campaign, he's encouraging rehabilitation and healing in our prisons, jails and detention centers -- and giving hope to those who want to create a better life after serving their time. With a spoken-word prelude from James Cavitt, an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, Legend treats us to his version of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song." "Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom?"

TED Talk: How women wage conflict without violence

  • 27 noviembre 2016
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TED Talk: How women wage conflict without violence
Are you setting out to change the world? Here's a stat you should know: nonviolent campaigns are 100 percent more likely to succeed than violent ones. So why don't more groups use nonviolence when faced with conflict? Filmmaker Julia Bacha shares stories of effective nonviolent resistance, including eye-opening research on the crucial leadership role that women play.

WUNC: How 'Broken Windows' Helped Shape Tensions Between Police And Communities

  • 27 noviembre 2016
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As the mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani was a proponent of a controversial policing philosophy known as "broken windows." It calls for police to go after small crimes, in hopes of preventing bigger problems.

NPR: In Chicago, Stopping Crime Before It Happens

  • 27 noviembre 2016
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Youth violence rates around the country have been decreasing in recent years, but violent crimes are still most concentrated in poorer, urban neighborhoods. Experts say kids who grow up in dangerous areas are more likely to become targets.

In Chicago, a program called CeaseFire is working to curb violence by helping at-risk youth find employment and patrolling the streets to stop crimes before they happen.
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