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January 2020

How can USD lead the fight to end Human Trafficking?

January 29 @ 9:00 am - January 30 @ 5:00 pm
Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Room ABCD – University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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Stopping Traffic is a two-day solutions summit jointly hosted by USD School of Law and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies focused on answering this question. The goal of Stopping Traffic is to develop a campus-wide initiative to address human trafficking locally, nationally and globally. Stopping Traffic will provide the opportunity for those within the USD community, including all academic departments and institutes, as well as alumni and community members working in San Diego within the human trafficking field, to explore and…

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Human Trafficking Press Conference For Cast

January 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (Cast) will hold a press conference in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 29, to introduce two budget requests and comprehensive legislation that works collectively to ensure trafficking is better prevented in California. Speakers will include a trafficking survivor and policy leaders including California Assembly Members Miguel Santiago (D-53rd), Mike Gipson (D-64th), Blanca Rubio (D-48th), Senator Henry Stern (D-27th), and remarks made by Cast’s CEO, Kay Buck. The press conference, which will begin at 11:30…

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California’s Forgotten Children Screening

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St, Woodland, CA 95776, 2001 East St.
Woodland, CA 95776
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"California's Forgotten Children" is a feature documentary about child sex trafficking. The film recounts true stories of girls and boys who were commercially sexually exploited in California and are now survivors and courageous leaders fighting for the rights of victims worldwide. This film gives viewers the tools to combat this epidemic and empowers survivors on their path to freedom. Let's put an end to commercial sexual exploitation and not leave any child behind.

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Little Hoover Commission/Advisory Meeting on Labor Trafficking

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Los Angeles City Hall East, Controller's Conference Room 351, 200 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct an advisory meeting on California state government’s role in identifying and combating labor trafficking and assisting victims/survivors of this type of crime. Introductory remarks by Pedro Nava, Chairman, Little Hoover Commission and Mike Feuer, City Attorney, Los Angeles. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment on any item on the Commission’s meeting agenda. The hearing will break at approximately…

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Slam Demand

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Vanguard University Gym, 55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA United States
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Slam Demand is a movement to engage the athletic world as ambassadors to speak out about the injustice of human trafficking. We all play a role as consumers to Slam the Demand that drives the cycles of sex and labor trafficking. We partner with Vanguard Athletics to educate our players and basketball community about the realities of modern-day slavery. Join us for our 3rd Annual Slam Demand event on Thursday January 30th and support our Lion’s as they take on…

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California’s Forgotten Children Documentary at UCLA

January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
James Bridges Theater, 235 Charles E Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join us for Human Trafficking Awareness Month to view award-winning documentary about child sex trafficking in California and a Q and A discussion with leaders in the movement and the director of the film. California's Forgotten Children is a feature documentary about child sex trafficking. The film recounts true stories of girls and boys who were commercially sexually exploited in California and are now survivors and courageous leaders fighting for the rights of victims worldwide. This film gives viewers the tools…

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February 2020

The Financial Empowerment Academy

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Moniker Warehouse, 705 16th Street I San Diego 921 O 1
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free

Free to Thrive and Self Help Credit Union are pleased to announce the launch of The Financial Empowerment Academy for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence.  This multi session, interactive learning experience will develop fiscal understanding and empower survivors to secure their financial future. This free event is hosted by the Financial Empowerment Academy at The Well Community for Women on February 1st, from 10:00 AM to 12:00PM. This program for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence is…

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Children of the Immaculate Heart’s 7th Annual Gala

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Mother of Confidence Catholic Church, 3131 Governor Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Restore All Things in Christ - Supporting Survivors of Sex Trafficking in San Diego Please join us on February 8th, 2020, for our 7th Annual Gala! We are so happy and thankful to God for this opportunity to celebrate with our friends and benefactors once again for all that God has done for us. Misericordias Domini in aeternum cantabo! The Seventh Annual Children of the Immaculate Heart Gala will be held at Our Mother of Confidence Catholic Church. Join us as…

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Human Trafficking Research Conference

February 22
Liberty Station Conference Center
Free

The HT-RADAR 2020 Human Trafficking Research Conference will be an opportunity to: Learn about local and national human trafficking research that applies to the specific needs, practices, and approaches of a variety of stakeholders (law enforcement, prosecution, victim services, survivors, etc.). Become informed of some of the most current local and national human trafficking research. Network with local and national experts from different areas of human trafficking research. Discuss how to implement research into specific stakeholder areas with consultation from…

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Webinar on “Addressing the Needs of Labor Trafficking Survivors”

February 25 @ 12:00 pm

HEAL Trafficking panel discussion Webinar on "Addressing the Needs of Labor Trafficking Survivors" is scheduled for Tuesday February 25th at 3:00-4:30pm EDT (12-1:30pm PDT). Thank you to Moderator Elizabeth Hopper, PhD, and Panelists Angela Guanzon, Sulan Chang, & Rafael Bautista. Please register in advance for this webinar: Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: DS WEBINAR on Labor Trafficking. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

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