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"The Cornell in Washington program gives students a look at government's company town"

Cornell Alumni Magazine, 2013

Named for the star that once guided escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad, the Polaris Project is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to combating human trafficking. Its offices are located in one of the myriad townhouses in the vicinity of Dupont Circle, an elegant former residence with a fireplace in its marble foyer. But if the building retains a classical air, its contents are firmly twenty-first-century: its desks and tables are laden with laptops wielded by smartly clad young staffers, crammed elbow to elbow as they work to end modern-day slavery.

 

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