A Program Against HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Sponsored by the Stark County Committee Against Human Trafficking
CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Barrett Center at Walsh University
2020 E. Maple Street/Easton, North Canton, OH Corner of Market and Easton (Reach the Barrett Center from Market Ave – road behind BP)
Presenter: Celia Williamson, Ph.D Associate Professor Department of Social Work University of Toledo Celia Williamson is a nationally known expert on the subject of prostitution. She found Second chance program in Lucas County in 1993 for prosecuted girls. She has co-hosted and co-chaired five National Conferences on Prostitution, Sex Work and Human Trafficking. Celia has appeared in several news articles and broadcast news speaking on the topic of prostitution including ABC Primetime and been a consultant to CNN, ABC World News with Charles Gipson, Glamour and People Magazine. She has worked with the FBI and been invited to a national roundtable hosted by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and gave testimony to the U.S. Review on Commercially Exploited Children in America in preparation for the Third World Congress.
Child Sex Trafficking in Ohio Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Victims of human trafficking are young children, teenagers, men and women. Approximately 600,000 to 800,000 victims annually are trafficked across international borders world wide and thousands are trafficked every year here in the United States.
This program is a must for parents, teachers, school counselors, students, social workers, social service and health providers.
The program is free and open to the public.
For more information telephone: 330-649-9324
Filed under: Caritas