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Sat November 9, 2013
Oklahpma AG's Victim Services Unit gets Vision Award
Okla. AG's Victim Services Unit gets Vision AwardOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Attorney General's Victim Services Unit has been awarded the 2013 Vision Award for their work with human trafficking and its victims.
The award was presented by No Boundaries International in recognition of the Victim Services Unit's groundbreaking vision to help victims of human trafficking in Oklahoma.
No Boundaries International selected the unit for their efforts to establish policies for working with human sex trafficking victims, ensuring victims' safety and developing long-term goals for the state to certify intervention and non-residential services for victims.
Kim Silvia, development director for No Boundaries International and a survivor of sex trafficking, presented the award to unit chief Lesley March. The unit's mission is to improve services for Oklahoma crime victims and families who have suffered injustice at the hands of an offender.