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Serving on the Frontlines: The Impact of Faith and Community Leaders Countering Human Trafficking for Over 20 Years

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 (a division of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Act), the first comprehensive law in the United States to address the transnational crime of human trafficking, child sexual exploitation and forced labor. 

Date: October 15, 2020 - October 21, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 (a division of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Act), the first comprehensive law in the United States to address the transnational crime of human trafficking, child sexual exploitation and forced labor. 

To commemorate the Act, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives is hosting a webinar to highlight the contributions of faith and community leaders, our frontline service providers who diligently work to counter the detrimental effects of modern day slavery in all of its forms.  

Presenters discussed:

This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the Blue Campaign, a DHS national anti-human trafficking public awareness campaign.

Presenters:

  • Rev. Dr. Sandra Morgan, Director, The Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University, Co-Chair, Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking
  • Dr. Sharon W. Cooper, FAAP, Developmental and Forensic Pediatrician, Developmental and Forensic Pediatrics, P.A. 
  • Lisa C. Williams, Founder/Principal Consultant, The Centre for HOPE (Helping Other People Excel)
  • Angie M. Salazar, Interim Director, Center for Countering Human Trafficking, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

Last updated July 21, 2021