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Eastern Shore's First Human Trafficking Center Opens

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CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Harriet Tubman guided slaves to freedom. Now, one Dorchester County non-profit is guiding women to their freedom. Harriett's House, located in busy downtown Cambridge, is shining a light on human trafficking and exploitation.

Owner Julie Crain says the light painted on their sign will lead the way to freedom.

"The light is a symbol - shining the light in the darkness of human trafficking and helping people to get free," Crain said.

Harriet's House is an Eastern Shore first, acting as a human trafficking drop-in center where woman can get free resources like food, clothes and toiletries.

Crain says their mission is working. Forty people have already come through their doors, seeking help and resources. Crain says a lot of the need has to do with housing.

Crain adds Harriett's House can also point clients to counseling and housing services. She says they're working to add a temporary living space to Harriett's House along with their drop-in services.

 

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