Human Trafficking: Beyond Awareness to Action

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Jefferson Alumni Hall

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1020 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Join us for an engaging conference that brings together survivors, healthcare providers, law enforcement, attorneys, social service providers, businesses and consumers. Learn the current human trafficking situation in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Take part in analyzing the existing gaps and challenges in identifying and assisting victims/survivors. Be proactive in preventing human trafficking in our community!

This program is approved for 5.5 substantive CLE credits by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and for 5.25 Continue Education Credits by the National Association of Social Workers-PA. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Remarks

9:15 – 9:30 Scope of Human Trafficking in Southeastern Pennsylvania

  • Speaker: Jamie Manirakiza

9:30 – 10:30 Panel: Current Efforts and Available Services

  • Speakers: Jamie Manirakiza, Katie Holton, Obed Almeyda, Candice Linehan, and Patti Cullen

10:30 – 12:00 Panel: Providing Survivor-Informed Services

  • Speakers: Shandra Woworuntu, Jerome Elam, Ronny Marty, Anne Marie Jones, and Shamere McKenzie

12:00 – 12:45 Networking Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 Breakout Sessions

Roundtable 1 Engaging Businesses in the Anti-Trafficking Movement

  • Speaker: Cristina Martinez and Benjamin Miller

Roundtable 2 Healthcare: Are you ready to respond?

  • Speaker: Nora Kramer

Roundtable 3 Legal Services: Gaps and Challenges

  • Speaker: Kate Brown and Sarah Robinson

1:45 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 3:00 Breakout Sessions

Roundtable 4 Consumer Impact on Human Trafficking

  • Speaker: Stephanie Dorenbosch

Roundtable 5 Social Services: Gaps and Challenges

  • Speakers: Stephanie Blakeman, Hugh Organ, and Kathleen Coll

Roundtable 6 Investigating and Prosecuting Human Trafficking

  • Speakers: Michelle Morgan and Les Glauner

3:00 – 3:30 Report Out

3:30 – 3:45 Closing Remarks

3:45 – 4:00 Evaluation

*Program registrants who are unable to afford continuing legal course registration fees due to financial hardship may petition for registration fee waivers or discounted program fees. A petition for a reduced fee shall be filed at the same time the attorney pre-registers for the program, and state why the normal fee associated with the program causes the lawyer a financial hardship. The petition must be signed by the lawyer. The Law School’s CLE coordinator may waive or reduce the fee for the CLE program at his/her discretion. Send request to patricia.trask@law.villanova.edu.

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Jefferson Alumni Hall

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1020 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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