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UPCOMING EVENTS:


Uncovering Human Trafficking – Panel Discussion
March 30, 2018
Huntington, WV
Marshall University – Drinko Library, Room 138
Noon – 1pm

18th Annual Sexual Assault and Stalking Symposium
WV FRIS
April 11, 2018
Roanoke, WV
http://www.fris.org/UpcomingEvents/Pages/Events-2018/18-04-11.html

 


IT HAPPENS RIGHT HERE: Standing Together Against the Sex Trafficking Industry
First Presby’s Human Trafficking Awareness Event
April 24, 2018
First Presbyterian Church
16 Leon Sullivan Way
Charleston, WV
6:30pm
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UPCOMING NATIONAL CONFERENCES

Freedom Network Conference
April 4-5, 2018
Denver, Colorado
https://freedomnetworkusa.org/training/conference/

Engaging Survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation in the Search for Justice
Apr 5 – 6, 2018
Radnor, PA
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/engaging-survivors-of-commercial-sexual-exploitation-in-the-search-for-justice-tickets-43246639864

Shared Hope Just Faith Summit
June 20-22, 2018
Bethel, Minnesota
https://sharedhope.org/2017/10/coming-2018-just-faith-summit/

Shared Hope JUST Conference
October 16-18, 2018
San Diego, California
http://www.justconference.org/just-conference/


PAST EVENTS:

A21 Walk for Freedom
Hosted in Charleston by Julianne Yacovonne, the A21 Walk for Freedom takes place globally on October 14th. Speakers began at 9am at Haddad Riverfront Park and participants walked down the Kanawha Blvd to the Capitol Building and back to fight against Human Trafficking.


Training Students
Members of our Task Force are available to educate and raise awareness in our schools about Human Trafficking and Internet Safety


Other Trainings
Members of the Task Force provide Multi-disciplinary trainings for Law Enforcement, Medical Professionals, Service Providers and Community Members


YWCA Human Trafficking Awareness Event
On January 9th, YWCA Charleston hosted a Human Trafficking Awareness Event. Survivor-Advocate Angie Conn, Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer and US Dept of Homeland Security Special Agent Brian Morris discussed the scourge of human trafficking in WV. Following the panel discussion, local women lead us through a candlelight vigil to music by Amanda Bridgette from her play “Sins of A Savior.”