Adjunct Professor, Intro to Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery Law
Cory Smith has been a longtime advocate for vulnerable populations by protecting human rights, immigrant rights, civil rights and civil liberties through federal legislation, appropriations and executive branch measures. Cory works for the private foundation Humanity United, where he serves as legal and policy counsel for the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking. The alliance, known as ATEST, is a diverse alliance of U.S.-based human rights organizations, acting with a shared agenda to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking around the world.
Cory served as the executive director and advocacy director for Enough, a project to end genocide and mass atrocities at the Center for American Progress, and he was the deputy campaign manager for the Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, the campaign that led efforts to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. He also served as legislative counsel for Human Rights First in Washington, DC, and as a policy analyst at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the nation’s oldest, largest and most diverse civil rights coalition. He holds a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association.
Cory Smith, an adjunct professor at UNH Law and a noted human rights advocate, recently traveled to Israel and the West Bank to conduct a series of workshops for Israelis, Palestinians, and Bedouins on advocacy with US government and policymakers. Smith, who teaches Intro to Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery at UNH Law, also met with key stakeholders in the region on human trafficking and refugee protection. read more>>
Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST)
ATEST Guide To Anti-Slavery Funding Appropriations Briefing Book
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Author, Cory Smith
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Americans for Immigrant Justice, July 5, 2012
AI Justice Announces Director for Washington, D.C. Office
Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is pleased to announce that Cory W. Smith, Esq. is the new Director of our Washington, D.C. office. The new office will ramp up efforts to sensibly reform the nation’s dysfunctional immigration system. Read more>>