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How Kroc School Professor Ami Carpenter's Human Trafficking Report Findings Are Fueling Prevention Efforts

Thursday, December 12, 2019TOPICS: ResearchHuman Rights and Security

“Research can launch a movement if it's evidence-based and community-engaged.” — Ami Carpenter Human trafficking, defined as the unlawful use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel a person into sexual exploitation, labor or services against their will, is a multibillion-dollar industry impacting tens of millions of people globally, including the United States. Often referred to as a form of modern-day slavery, human trafficking is a violation of fundamental human rights with profound negative impacts on individual trauma and societal health.

Kristian Krugman (left) and Reyanne Mustafa, founders of Soul Much, a startup that upcycles leftover  restaurant food ingredients to make cookies.

People, Planet, Profits — Peace

Friday, October 11, 2019

The University of San Diego Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge was spotlighted in the educational publication, BizEd, for its role in creating …

LAUNCH Beginning!

Monday, September 23, 2019

Come join us at the informational meeting happening October 2! LAUNCH is a six-week design-thinking based workshop! Within LAUNCH, you will be able t…

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Firsts in Open Access

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Kroc School Associate Professor Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick was featured in the Summer 2019 edition of Copley Connects. The story about him, entitled "F…

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