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Human Trafficking Prevention Series
Presented by Benet Hill Community for El Paso County
This series is for you…
Parents, Grandparents, Coaches, Teachers, Counselors, Teens and Pre-teens
This is a FREE series. Please help us with planning by registering online for one or more sessions.
Session 3 Monday, February 4: “A Call to Action: What the Military Can and Should Do About Sex Trafficking” ~ *Dan O’Bryant, Attorney; Board of Directors of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation
Place: PPLD 21C, Venue Room, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colo. Spgs. Please PARK in the east parking lot.
Time: 6:30 pm -8:15 pm
This event is not endorsed or affiliated with the Pikes Peak Library.
Do you know the extent of the Human Trafficking problem in El Paso County? Experts say that human trafficking is expected to overtake illegal drug activity as the top illicit crime worldwide. There are nearly 21 million victims annually in what is a $32 billion industry. The internet and social media are fueling the rapid growth.
Knowledge is Power:
This series on human trafficking offers powerful information, education and tools for prevention of this crime in our families and communities.
* Dan O’Bryant (attorney) is an advocate in the battle against sex trafficking. As a 2015-16 Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, he gave presentations and researched the topic, returning as an Associate for the Fall 2016 term. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Anti-trafficking NGO Shared Hope International from 2013-2016 and remains on the board. SHI is an international leader in the fight to bring an end to sex trafficking, particularly of children. In September of 2017, he joined the Board of Directors of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. NCOSE has become the leading national organization shining a light on the links between all forms of sexual exploitation and on the public health crisis of pornography.
Session 4 Monday, February 11: “Protecting Our Precious Cargo” ~ Transportation Agencies: Truckers Against Trafficking, Molly Griffiths; Sherry Saehlenou, Airline Ambassador “Recognizing and Reporting Human Trafficking”