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LETTER TO OFFICE OF REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

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From: Jody Williams<msjodywilliams@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 12:51 AM
Subject: SEX TRAFFICKING
To: kenneth.tota@acf.hhs.gov


Dear Kenneth:
We knew this was coming http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2015/11/25/federal-officials-placed-young-migrants-with-convicted-criminals-senators-say/ the minute we were shut out of the system entirely a few years ago.  We found anyone working within the human trafficking arena reporting to us they were told they would be fired if they so much as spoke to us, let alone told any victims about our program Sex Workers Anonymous (formerly Prostitutes Anonymous).
A program which by the way founded this movement itself.  Those who fought this because of having years of working successfully with us on this issue were in fact fired.  When I started hearing from social workers, police officers, shelter workers, etc., that they were being told specifically not to speak to us any longer and then fired…