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Stuck In Traffic: Recognizing Human Trafficking in the API Community – South Bay First Thursdays - AACI

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Stuck In Traffic: Recognizing Human Trafficking in the API Community

September 22, 2015

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More than 50 percent of identified trafficking victims were born in the United States; 19 percent in Mexico; and 18 percent in Asia (Juniper Network, 2014).

Join SBFT in a special panel to discuss the prevalence of Human Trafficking in the Bay Area, how it affects the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community, and the steps we can take to prevent, recognize, and fight human trafficking through a special workshop from the organization, “Love Never Fails.”

Moderator:

– Betty Duong, Attorney & Policy Advisor with the Office of Supervisor Cindy Chavez

Panelists:

– Stg. Eric Quan, SJPD Human Trafficking Task Force (http://www.sjpd.org/BOI/Sexual_Assaults/StopHT/)

– Benita Hopkins, Director of Education at Love Never Fails Nonprofit (http://www.loveneverfailsus.com/)

– Paola Estanislao, Deputy Director of the Office of District Attorneys

– Veronica Truong, DV Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator of Asian Women’s Home

–  Nkauj Iab Yang, Program Manager of Asian Health Services/Banteay Srei

RSVP: Eventbrite

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