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Trez Scipio

Student, Our Lady of the Lake University

Trez Scipio is a Bachelor of Social Work student at Our Lady of the Lake University’s Worden School of Social Services, taking the Social Welfare – Policy Analysis class.

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Continued funding shortfall has dire impact on victims

Texas was one of the first states to pass a law defining human trafficking in 2003. Since then, lawmakers have continued to increase funding for investigations, stings and prosecution of trafficking criminals. Sadly, victims who are rescued — even those who testify against their pimps or traffickers — are still treated like criminals.