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
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This is a FREE series. Please help us with planning by registering online for one or more sessions.
Session 1 Tuesday, January 22: “Familial Trafficking in the US” ~ *Kelly Dore, Survivor and Thriver
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.
*Kelly Dore is a survivor of familial trafficking.
She is the Executive Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition, Survivor Advocate, TEDx Speaker and Legislative Liaison to Congress. Kelly owns a counseling practice, is a businesswoman, and a former Colorado legislator. She has worked with the Obama and Trump administrations and is the Legislative Liaison for United Against Slavery. She is also an Ambassador for Shared Hope International.
Session 2 Tuesday, January 29: “The Scope of Human Trafficking in our County”~Sunshyne Powell, MA, LPCC;
Department of Human Services, El Paso County;
Ted Talk: “Three Ways Businesses can fight Sex Trafficking”
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
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”