Ashley McNeil Speaks at Freedom Requires Action Summit

_FRA Banner 2023 (1)Be part of the solution for policy change by joining us in Washington D.C for the Freedom Requires Action Summit.

Safe House Project is honored to host the 2nd “Freedom Requires Action” event at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 23rd. This 2-hour event brings together policymakers, corporate executives, survivors leaders, and community advocates to highlight the multidisciplinary strategy that is being used to combat trafficking in the United States, and galvanize communities in the next frontier in the fight against trafficking.


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Panel Topic: Identification and Survivor Support
Panelist: Ashley McNeil

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Ashley McNeil, a native of Alexandria, VA graduated from Spelman College with a degree in Economics and from American University with a Master’s in Public Policy. After her studies at American, Ashley felt called to serve and began a career in political fundraising working for local, state, and federally elected officials whom she believed wanted to positively impact their communities. After ten years serving as a political fundraiser and strategist, Ashley transitioned

to the American Hotel and Lodging Association where she is a member of the Government Affairs team. Using her relationships as a fundraiser, she has been able to successfully advocate and educate Members of Congress on the issues that are most important to the industry. Her portfolio includes Environment, Sustainability, and Governance, workforce, and appropriations.

In her spare time, Ashley is an executive board member for ALIVE! and board member for

Stable Arts. Ashley is the mother of two sons. In her spare time, she is an avid cyclist, loves to travel, foodie, and is occasionally a fanatical sports fan. She resides in Northeast DC.


No Room For Trafficking - AHLA

The No Room for Trafficking program is an AHLA and AHLA Foundation awareness program that builds on the industry’s ongoing commitment and work to end human trafficking. Through elevating, assessing, educating and supporting the fight to end human trafficking, the campaign will ensure hotel employees are continuously developing a better understanding of ways to identify traffickers and potential victims in hotels.


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