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Deborah Richardson is the Executive Director of the International Human Trafficking Institute at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The International Human Trafficking Institute (IHTI), an initiative of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, launched our three year campaign to reduce Human Trafficking by focusing on decreasing Demand.  Human Trafficking is a profitable business because of the demand created by customers who want to rent or purchase a person for labor or sexual exploitation.

As convener of the Metro Atlanta Coalition to End Human Trafficking, IHTI is partnering with over 250 entities in the private and public sectors, faith and civic groups, along with public safety units in 5 metro area counties–Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.

Deborah Richardson, a long-time advocate addressing human trafficking, is Executive Director of the International Human Trafficking Institute.

As the think-tank of the Civil Rights Movement and home to several global human rights organizations and  more than ten Fortune 500 companies, we are uniquely positioned to take on one of the most egregious human rights issues of the 21st century—modern day slavery.  We are a community that has always worked collaboratively and intentionally toward righting its wrongs.  This is our opportunity to continue this legacy.

  • Businesses and Governments:  We will train your employees on human trafficking awareness, provide volunteer opportunities, along with recommendations on anti-human trafficking stipulations for your human resource policies and vendor contracts.
  • Faith congregations, educational institutions, civic and advocacy groups:  We will provide training and hands on projects for your members and students.

A special thank you to our convening partners: