Human trafficking – whether in the form of forced labor, sex trafficking, or other offenses – is an abhorrent abuse of power and a profoundly immoral crime that strikes at the safety, health and dignity of millions of people worldwide.
Below are events happening in Contra Costa County for the Month of January brought to you by the following organizations:
- Love Never Fails
- Community Violence Solutions
- Contra Costa Human Trafficking Task Force
- Contra Costa District Attorney
- City of Richmond Police
- Contra Costa Alliance to End Abuse
- Family Justice Center
Legal Relief for Human Trafficking Victims
Learn more about the increasing diverse forms of legal relief available to victims of human trafficking to help them rebuild their lives.
When: Friday, January 14th at 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) 101
Explore the experiences and needs of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children in our community
When: Tuesday, January 18th at 1:00 pm
Raising Awareness & Fostering Community Responsiveness: A Conversation on Human Trafficking in our Communities
Engage with survivor and local experts, service providers, and concerned community members in a discussion of human trafficking in Contra Costa County and ways you can help to combat it.
When: Thursday, January 20th at 6:00 pm
Film Screening: Dream Catcher
This documentary will take you into a hidden world of sex trafficking through the eyes of one of its survivors, Brenda Myers-Powell lay bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of these young women, their families, and the communities where they live in Chicago.
When: Tuesday, January 25th at 6:00 pm
Visit https://cvsolutions.org/events/ for more information
Advanced Human Trafficking
Enhance our knowledge of the law, dynamics and impacts of human trafficking through this in-depth presentation.
When: Tuesday, January 28th at 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Day of Community Action in Recognition of Human Trafficking Prevention & Awareness Month
Join concerned community members, local leaders, law enforcement, and community organizers for a “day of action” dedicated to fostering healthier and safer communities free from human trafficking in west Contra Costa County.
When: Saturday, January 29th at 9:00 am
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