2020 Agenda

Join us on January 10, 2020, for an informative conference to Combat Human Trafficking.  Topics include the socio-economic data of human trafficking and demand reduction, prevention tips, survivor perspective, avenues of legal enforcement and assistance.   This conference is well-suited for first responders, medical staff, educators, service industry personnel, government employees, advocates and community members.  Attendance is free.  7 Attorney CLE credits have been applied for.  Colorado Mountain College will certify CEUs with free registration and certificate of completion (hours will be determined by CMC administrators in advance).

Statistics of Exploitation, Legal Disruption, Demand Reduction & Prevention

8:00 – 8:30                       Registration

8:30 – 8:45         BATT: From Passion to Alliance.  POP Students, Sierra Aldrich, Beth Klein, Esq. & Angela Roff, Esq.

8:45 – 9:45         An Overview of Research on Demand and Commercial Sexual Exploitation.  Dr. Angie Henderson

9:45 – 10:45      From Problem to Solution: How Reducing Demand Reduces Sex Trafficking.  Megan Lundstrom

10:45- 11:00                   Break

11:00 – 11:45   10 Things to Protect Teens from Sexual Abuse Trauma.  Meghan Backofen, LCSW         

11:45 – 12:45                 Lunch

Survivor Perspective, Legal Response & State Research

12:45 – 1:30      Survivor Perspective: Education, Interruption and Prevention.  Angela Rae Clark

1:30 – 2:15         Human Trafficking – Prosecution Perspective.  Jefferson J. Cheney, Esq.

2:15 – 3:00        Trafficking in the Region: Who is Affected and How can we Respond?  Jennifer Smith, Esq. &

Jocelyn Jenks, Esq.

3:00 – 3:15                       Break

3:15 – 4:15         Council Perspective:  From Developing Standards to Gathering Efficacy Data.  María Trujillo, MA

4:15 – 4:45         The Colorado Project 2.0: Nonprofit-led Community Based Participatory Research.  Kara Napolitano

4:45 – 5:00         Create the Future and Close the Session

5:00                                      Adjourn