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North York Civic Centre

5100 Yonge Street

Council Chambers -- Lower Level

Toronto, ON M2N

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Community Mobilization to Prevent Human Trafficking

Explore the power of partnerships to prevent human trafficking and protect children and youth from exploitation.

8:15 -- Registration & Refreshments

  • coffee and tea will be provided

9:00 -- Introduction & Welcome

9:20 -- Keynote Address - Covenant House

10:15 -- Break

10:30 -- Breakout Session:

  • Schedule A - Parenting & Prevention - Committee Room 3

  • Schedule B - Protection & Prosecution - Council Chambers

11:30 -- Lunch

12:30 -- Real-life Stories (Lived Experience)

13:15 -- Breakout Session:

  • Schedule A -- Protection & Prosecution - Committee Room 3

  • Schedule B -- Parenting & Prevention - Council Chambers

14:30 -- Open Dialogue and Closing Remarks

  • Parenting & Prevention: Participate in a panel discussion where we explore strategies for enhancing the resiliency of youth and empowerment of caregivers to help prevent the vulnerabilities that contribute to being recruited into The Game. Panelist agencies include Aura Freedom, BridgeNorth, Children's Aid Society of Toronto, additional agencies to be announced.

  • Protection & Prosecution: Join us in a panel discussion where we explore the "aftermath" of human trafficking, including what happens after a trafficked person leaves the Game or is no longer enslaved as a labourer. Discussion will include supports for re-integration into the community and the role of police in prosecuting traffickers. Panelist agencies include: East Metro Youth Services, Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking, FCJ Refugee Centre, Toronto Police Services, additional agencies to be announced.


Breakout Sessions run concurrently and are repeated in the afternoon -- participants will have the opportunity to attend both breakout sessions.

WHEN REGISTERING, PLEASE SELECT ONLY ONE "SCHEDULE".

Information from the following Community Agencies and City of Toronto Divisions will be available during the conference:

  • Aura Freedom
  • Boost
  • Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto
  • Covenant House
  • FJC Refugee Centre
  • Human Trafficking Hotline
  • Native Family Services
  • Toronto Public Health
  • Toronto Youth Equity Strategies
  • Toronto Police Services
  • Urban Agriculture
  • 2-1-1
  • 3-1-1
  • more to be announced

Food is available for purchase in nearby food establishments.

Space will be available throughout the day for participants seeking a place for quiet reflection.

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