We are excited to announce our Freedom in Action 2020 conference!

“Structural Vulnerability:

The Road to Human Trafficking”

Deconstructing the policies and overlapping power

hierarchies that make communities vulnerable to human trafficking

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Purchase tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/91018580023

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Conference Schedule

  • 9:30am-10:15am:  Registration & Breakfast

  • 10:15am- 10:30:  Welcome

  • 10:30am-11:20am:  Workshop Breakout Session 1

      • “How to Detect and Assist Human Trafficking Victims in Healthcare Encounters” by Jenny Vo-Phamhi | Researcher & Stanford Hume Humanities Fellow

      • “Disrupting the Foster Care System to Better Serve Youth Vulnerable to Trafficking” by Dr. Emily Murase | Director – San Francisco Department on the Status of Women

      • “Commercial sex and sex trafficking – A Regional Response” by Sharan Dhanoa | Director of Strategic Development – South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking

  • 11:30am-12:15pm:  Keynote Address

  • 12:15pm-1:10pm:  Lunch, Tabling, & Culinary Healing Circle

      • “Meals that Heal the Soul” [A Culinary Healing Circle] by Sarah Chan | Founder – Calypso Kitchen

  • 1:15pm- 2:05pm:  Workshop Breakout Session 2

      • “Creating Space: Why Housing Advocacy is Critical to Anti-Trafficking Work” by Kristen Moore | Director of Programs – San Francisco SafeHouse

      • “Making Exploitation Visible with a Multi-Disciplinary, Validated Screening Tool for Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children” by Hannah Haley & Danna Basson | WestCoast Children’s Clinic

      • “Restorative Justice for Traffickers?” Panel
          • Sarai T Smith-Mazariegos | Founder & Executive Director – S.H.A.D.E
          • Darren White | Founder & Executive Director – Realized Potential Inc.
          • April Smith | Deputy District Attorney – Alameda County District Attorney’s Office – Human Exploitation & Trafficking Unit
          • Damone Hale | Attorney At Law – Criminal Defense
  • 2:05pm- 2:30pm:  Break

  • 2:30pm- 3:20pm:  Workshop Breakout Session 3

      • “Migration, Immigration, and Vulnerability” by Cathy Zimmerman | Co-founder of Gender Violence and Health Centre & Professor – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine &

      • “Sex Workers Speak! Prioritizing the voices of sex workers in anti-trafficking work” by Celestina Pearl | Outreach Manager & Nurse – St. James Infirmary

      • “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Addressing Structural Vulnerability & Human Trafficking” Panel
          • Jennifer B. Lyle | Executive Director – MISSSEY
          • Rose Mukhar | Founder, Executive Director, & Lead Attorney – Justice At Last
          • Cecilia Mo | Assistant Professor of Political Science – UC Berkeley
          • Sharmin Bock | Assistant District Attorney – Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
  • 3:30pm:  Closing Remarks

 

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Thank you to our donors for the generosity and support

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Renee and Jamil Abo-Shaeer     Jim Carson     Peter and Mable Poon

The Rev. Marguerite Judson    Georgia & Francis Woodland