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A non-profit that works to combat human trafficking

"The most deadly poison of our times is indifference." 

 St Maximilian Kolbe

Our Mission

The Ursus Institute encourages the use of research, the collection of data, and the promotion of community involvement to support efforts within the anti-human trafficking community.

MISSION

Expertise

The Ursus Institute uses research, data, and community engagement to disrupt human trafficking and to help the survivors in their recovery. We believe that there is not a single solution to this problem but there can be an organized method in these pursuits. Research and data are powerful tools for the education of the community and should be utilized to inform policy and government practice as well as help in best practices for survivor care. By networking within the anti-trafficking community, we can operate more effectively than any organization could individually. We will always be an open and transparent organization working diligently in these pursuits.

Martial Arts Against Trafficking was created To develop an outreach and awareness resources and products that will help increase understanding of human trafficking through action, not words.

Expertise

Martial Arts Against Human Trafficking

EVENTS

EVENTS

Attend Our Next

Event

Join us for the release of our documentary, Soul Ties, about the realities of human trafficking. 

1.27.2024 

6pm 

Junior League of Charlotte

Dinner provided

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View a "teaser" for Soul Ties!

The Ursus Institute is excited for the release of the documentary,

"Soul Ties"

A movie about trafficking both locally and abroad.

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Our Upcoming Documentary

Join us for the release of our documentary, Soul Ties, about the realities of human trafficking. 

1.21.2024 

12pm 

Kannapolis City Hall
401 Laureate Way

 

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What is Stella?

An app that fights human trafficking..

Audio Interview with

Tammy Harris,

Founder of

The Ursus Institute

Past Events of 

The Ursus Institute

 Stella is a new solution to an old problem: pulling together information on human trafficking so efforts can be coordinated.

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Listen for the reason why Tammy Harris works to fight human trafficking

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Tammy Harris

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Darlene Pawlik

Founder of

The Ursus Institute

To contact a survivor of sex trafficking

Podcasts

Interview with Peter Everett, Vice President Anti Trafficking Bureau Dominican Republic

Avenida Estados Unidos - Tammy & Peter Everett
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Interview with Fernando Figueroa, President  Anti Trafficking Bureau Dominican Republic

Punta Cana - Tammy & Fernando Figueroa
00:00 / 00:00

Interview with Kari Travis, Carolina Journal

Interview - Kari Travis
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Podcasts
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Get Involved

Donate Today

Help fight human trafficking and make a difference

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Corporate Sponsors

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Collaborators

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Piedmont Music Therapy
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FIND YOUR VOICE

Student of Charlotte Catholic High School created a video discussing the basics of human trafficking. 

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