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Combating Human Trafficking of Vulnerable Newcomer Youth
9 April @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
About this Event
In partnership with Saanich Parks & Recreation, Saanich and Victoria School Districts and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria, this online seminar explores human trafficking and its impact on those who are caught in the cycle of exploitation- with a focus on vulnerable newcomer youth.
Designed for educators, settlement workers, police, youth service providers, faith and cultural groups and others who work with and provide services to newcomer and non-newcomer youth.
Participants will learn to recognize and respond to sexual exploitation and human trafficking of vulnerable youth.
- learn to identify and recognize key indicators of human trafficking
- understand the dynamics of human trafficking
- understand legal protections against human trafficking
- identify tools and resources that can assist victims of human trafficking
Victor Porter- former policy analyst with the Office of Combatting Trafficking in Persons (OCTIP)
Mia Golden- Child, Youth and Family Counsellor, Crime Reduction & Exploitation Diversion (CRED), Mobile Youth Services Team (MYST)
Sgt. Jan Malinosky of Special Victims Unit for Victoria Police
There is no cost to participants to join this online Zoom session.
Please register by Wednesday April 7 12pm. Space is limited.
Please note that a follow up email will be sent 24 hours before the event to registrants with Zoom link and additional details.
This seminar is designed for participants who live and work in the Greater Victoria region. The online session will not be accessible to residents outside of Canada.
For more information please contact: Steven Lorenzo Baileys of ICA at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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This seminar is organized by the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) in partnership with the Community Partnership Network (CPN).
Funding generously provided by the Province of BC Civil Forfeiture Branch.
The CPN is funded by the United Way of Greater Victoria.
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