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Human Trafficking 101 Classes

We host Human Trafficking (HT) 101 at our office, (901 Hollins Street, Baltimore, MD 21223) the second Saturday of each month from 10am – 12pm.  Every month we focus on a different aspect of this problem:

 

December 8, 2012The Future and the Past

How does 2012 compare to the past response for human trafficking, what can we expect in 2013?  What law enforcement and other agencies have successfully put in place in 2012 and hopes for 2013.

January 12, 2013 – Runaways

February 9, 2013 – Labor Trafficking

March 9, 2013 – ‘The Players”

How the fours players of the game interact to make the Human trafficking enterprise.  The Business and Profit of Human Trafficking

April 13, 2013 – Demand

How the buyers make the market thrive – What is being done about the Johns?  How can we effect change in the way buyers are seen and handled in our society?

May 11, 2013 – Housing

How is it working and what is available in the area and nation for domestic and international victims.  Host Families will it work?

June 8, 2013 Trafficking In Persons

We will investigate the definition of tier 1 – 3 and the scope of this report.  We will define the TVPA and what is being done to support domestic and international victims.

July 13, 2013Human Trafficking for the Beginner  – The What?, Where?, Who?, How?, and When?

Human trafficking is a complex issue.  Because the problem of human trafficking is also connected to issues such as immigration law, labor laws, and the commercial sex industry, human trafficking is often confused with these other issues.  Also, misconceptions and misinformation about human trafficking makes defining human trafficking all the more difficult, but all the more important.  So even if you know some information about human trafficking, you probably still have questions.  We will explore the answers.

August 10, 2013 – Hidden In Plain Sight – Human Trafficking

  • Labor and Sex Trafficking-in our neighborhoods
  • The four parts of  Trafficking
    • Trafficker
    • Facilitator
    • Demand
    • Victim
  • Runaways Teens – unseen population and survival sex
  • How our culture feeds Trafficking

September 14, 2013Saving our Children

How sex traffickers prey on our youth, signs and prevention

How do our children get recruited and enter into sex trafficking?  Why do they stay?  How can we help?  We will explore the issues with our children and how they are recruited and groomed to be exploited.  We will help you to identify the children that are at the most risk and how to help prevent exploitation.  We will also discuss the effects of childhood sexual abuse and the need for treatment to help make our children stronger.

October 12, 2013Parenting – Disenfranchised Teens 

Signs and signals of high risk teens and parenting solutions to help parents before their child leave the home.  Teenagers are hard.  Parents are not always equipped to navigate through these challenging years.  We will explore the signs of and ways to keep communication open with youth.  We will help to identify possible high risk behaviors that can lead to exploitation.  Parents and teachers will benefit from this session.

November 9, 2013 – No Holiday for Slaves

How does the Holiday season effect the teens and women exploited in prostitution?  Victims speak out about their Holiday memories.

December 14, 2013 – The Future and the Past

How does 2013 compare to the past response for human trafficking, what can we expect in 2014?  What law enforcement and other agencies have successfully put in place in 2013 and hopes for 2014?

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