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MPAHT Virtual Education
3 November @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
About this Event
Blurred Lines: Sex Trafficking & Supply Chains – Follow the Money
Understand the crisis of human slavery.
- How sex trafficking occurs and the ways in which survivors are supported.
- How the financial sector traces and combats trafficking.
- What are the products connected with human slavery.
Learn first-hand accounts from Toronto speakers who are leading the way in combatting human trafficking and creating resources to help survivors reclaim their lives.
Speakers at MPAHT’s first Virtual event are:
Nunzio Tramontozzi, Director – Special Investigations Unit with Scotiabank, and former Detective Sergeant for +30 years as the Officer in Charge of the Human Trafficking Enforcement Team, Toronto Police Service.
Tamara Cherry, Founder of Pickup Communications, a full-service public relations firm that specializes in supporting victims and survivors of traumatic events. Author of human trafficking novel All the Bumpy Pebbles. Former Videojournalist for CTV News Toronto, specializing in police and crime reporting.
Rhonelle Bruder, Founder and Executive Director of Project iRISE, a survivor-led non-profit dedicated to educating and empowering survivors of human trafficking and other forms of exploitation.
With a special musical guest from Toronto’s vibrant and soulful Jazz scene.
Our program will include keynotes from MPAHT Founder, Sandy Biback, and a panel discussion to better inform viewers on how innocent Canadians are coerced into trafficking, the resources available to gain help, and the actions you can take now to help prevent trafficking in your community.
Please join us, Tuesday, November 3rd, from 11am – 1pm by virtual Zoom link. The link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event start time.
Tickets: Pay what you can.
First 10 people to purchase a ticket also receive a copy of Tamara Cherry’s chilling debut novel “All the Bumpy Pebbles”.
Inspired by true events, award-winning journalist Tamara Cherry unzips the world of domestic sex trafficking with enchantment, empowerment and the existential mind of a teenaged girl. This raw, page-turning crash course on human trafficking presents readers with a startling reality: Roxanne really could be the girl next door.