Cindy McCain Talks Preventing Human Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl

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    Arizona businesswoman and philanthropist Cindy McCain used an appearance at Florida International University to draw attention to human trafficking in South Florida ahead of the upcoming Superbowl. Speaking at the University’s State of the World conference, McCain, who chairs the Human Trafficking Advisory Council at the McCain Institute, recalled a human trafficking awareness campaign she helped lead when Arizona hosted the big game in 2015. “Our hotel industry was involved in it our tourism was involved in it, it was a statewide effort.” she said. This year’s Superbowl is scheduled to be played next month at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Authorities are bracing for a wave of out-of-town visitors by stepping up their prevention efforts. In South Florida, enforcement agencies including the FBI and Miami-Dade state attorney’s office are teaming up with the NFL to circulate anti-trafficking messages on public transit and social media, and to promote a new hotline to report

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