WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded two grants worth a combined $1,414,784 in funding to Advocating Opportunity, Inc. in Toledo.

The awards were granted through the below DOJ Office for Victims of Crime grant programs:

• Services for Minor Victims of Labor Trafficking: $664,932 to develop, expand or strengthen victim service programs for minor victims of labor trafficking whose victimization occurred when they were under the age of 18.
• Services for Victims of Human Trafficking program: $749,852 for organizations to support services specific to victims of human trafficking.

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