December 18, 2020

Human Trafficking Awareness Month “Lunch and Learn” Series

This series will focus on sex trafficking. Discussions will take participants from an emerging area of risk – social media – through activities designed to reduce the likelihood of being trafficked and reducing demand for trafficked persons to programs that offer hope for persons recovered from trafficking experiences.

 

 

 

SERIES EVENT #1
Social Media and Human Trafficking Victimization
January 11, 2021 from 12:00PM to 1:15PM

This session features a discussion on how social media is employed to both recruit and advertise the services of trafficked persons, featuring researchers and practitioners.
Special guest speakers include: Dr. Ted Reynolds and Lauren Portal

Registration is required, please sign up at this link.
Please view the UCF Calendar event, here.
This event will also be livestreamed on the UCF Global YouTube Channel.

 

SERIES EVENT #2
Life after Being Trafficked/Families and Human Trafficking
January 25, 2021 from 12:00PM to 1:15PM

This session features a discussion on pathways out of trafficking for survivors, victim service groups, abduction and how victims get into it, and at-risk communities and youth.
Special guest speaker: Tina Kadolph

Registration is required, please sign up at this link.
Please view the UCF Calendar event, here.
This event will also be livestreamed on the UCF Global YouTube Channel.

 

SERIES EVENT #3
Prevention and Demand Reduction
February 2, 2021 from 12:00PM to 1:15PM

This session focuses on efforts to prevent recruitment of victims, as well as programs designed to reduce the demand for services of trafficked persons.
Special guest speakers include: Ms. Kathrine Gomez from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and Dr. Roberto H. Potter, the Director of the HTMS Center at UCF.

Registration is required, please sign up at this link.
Please view the UCF Calendar event, here.
This event will also be livestreamed on the UCF Global YouTube Channel.

 

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Please submit questions to be answered prior to the events, here.
Please download the event series flyer, here.