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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Listening Session 1
January 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST
Human Trafficking Awareness Month Listening Session 1: International Human Trafficking in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Professor Ruchira Gupta is a journalist, teacher, and community organizer who is one of the leading voices and campaigners in the movement to end global sex trafficking. She has taught at New York University, collaborated with the United Nations and international governments to combat and end human trafficking, and founded the APNEAAP Women Worldwide organization to combat the exploitation and trafficking of women.
Professor Gupta will provide the international and national trends and issues in combating human trafficking in light of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. She will also discuss human trafficking crimes within the equity lens and its impact to society.
Please join us for our first kick-off event for Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2021. Register on Eventbrite to receive sign-on information and confirm your participation. The link to the WebEx platform will be provided after registration.
Part 2 of this listening session series will take place on January 19, 2020. Separate registration is required.
For questions, troubleshooting or technical assistance for the listening session please contact the Refugee Programs Bureau at (916) 654-4356 and RPB@DSS.CA.GOV. Please put in subject line “HTAM Listening Session #1”