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Human Trafficking Awareness Event Backgr

A HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS EVENT

Date TBD - 2021

FREE, LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT

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A live virtual experience of conversation & enlightenment featuring experts & survivors. How can you protect your children and others in our community from the horrors of human trafficking? How can you spot victims so law enforcement can get them the help they need?

Soroptimist International Simi Valley is sponsoring their 4th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Event in 2021. The date is TBD. Join us live online to hear trafficking survivors tell their stories, listen to leading experts discuss their efforts to stamp it out, and how you can help.

Meet Our Honored Guest Speakers

The event features the following guest experts:

  • The Hon. Manuel J. Covarrubias, Judge, Ventura Superior Court

  • Dr. Stephany Powell, Director, Law Enforcement Training and Survivor Services at National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Washington, D.C.

  • Detective Kathryn Torres, Ventura County Human Trafficking Task Force

  • Christan Perez, Client Services Program Manager for Interface Children & Family Services' HEART (Helping to Educate, Address, and Respond to Trafficking) Program

  • Margeaux Gray, President of Mentari and child sex trafficking survivor 

  • Wendy Barnes, Human Trafficking Response Program Coordinator at Dignity Health, U.S. and child sex trafficking survivor

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Contact our Human Trafficking Awareness Committee Chair:

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DEBBIE SAMEL

Human Trafficking Awareness 2021 Chair