Civil Society, St. Paul, MN
Linda Miller - Executive Director of Civil Society, is an attorney with 30 years’ experience in St. Paul dealing with underserved and frequently victimized populations. In her private practice, she specialized in civil rights and discrimination law. From 1994-1995, she served as President of the National Employment Lawyers Association – Minnesota Chapter. She also served as an adjunct facility member of the William Mitchell College of Law. She has also served in the United States Peace Corps in Kenya. In 2001, Ms. Miller was appointed by the Commissioner of Public Safety to the Minnesota Victim and Witness Advisory Council, and is a member of the Immigrant Community Roundtable. She received a Certificate of Appreciation from the United States Department of Justice in 2002 after developing best practice method of reaching out to immigrant crime victims including trafficking victims. She is the author of a journal article entitled Victimization of the Acculturating Immigrant, which was published in the “International Journal of Victimology” in 2007. Ms. Miller founded Civil Society in 1996. Civil Society's mission is to provide victims of human trafficking and exploitation with comprehensive services. She speaks internationally on the topic of international human trafficking victim service provision.