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Conference on Human Trafficking Awareness

Starts
May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Ends
May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Cost 
No cost-Light breakfast, Lunch and snacks provided
Location
International Center for Trade
3295 Bob Rogers Drive
Eagle Pass, TX 78852

The Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking-Texas (CCHT), Wintergarden Women's Shelter (Carrizo Springs/Eagle Pass) and ICE/Homeland Security are partnering to bring a 2 day Conference on Human Trafficking Awareness to Eagle Pass on May 1-2, 2019.   These three Organizations held a Human Trafficking and Victim Services Workshop in October in Eagle Pass, and this Conference is designed to build on that Workshop and further educate the community on the perils of human trafficking and inform regarding services available. Scheduled speakers include:  Kirsta Melton, Texas Attorney General's Office, Refugee Services of Texas, ICE/Homeland Security, No Strings Attached (Survivor), Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking, BCFS/Common thread, Texas Association against Sexual Assault, and US Customs and Border Protection. Topics include:  Human Trafficking in your Backyard, Social Services, Cyber Safety, Labor Trafficking, Healing the Exploited, Smuggling vs. Trafficking