Actions and Detail Panel
Human Trafficking a Community Response
Thu, 18 May 2017, 8:00 AM
It’s happening in our neighborhood. It’s something very hard to think about, much less comprehend. Human Trafficking is a growing crime that violates the fundamental rights of women, children and men.
May 18th and 19th - Community Response ($150 per person)
8:30 to 4:30 - Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided
With guest speaker Timea Nagy, this 2 day workshop will focus on specialized training in Human Trafficking, designed for frontline workers from all sectors, law enforcement and social service providers. Help build a community-based victim service response, modeled specifically for victims of Human Trafficking using existing services and resources. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion.
Timea will cover the following topics and more:
•The Walk with Me model
•How to work with law enforcement
•Identifying available resources and gaps
•Creating an emergency victim care protocol
May 18th Evening Session - In Our Backyard ($5 per person)
7:00 to 9:00 - Refreshments Provided
As Human Trafficking continues to be a growing problem in London and Middlesex, this session will discuss awareness and education and how to be the eyes and ears needed to help the victims and what we can do together as a community to end Human Trafficking.
Presentations by Timea Nagy and London Police Services.
Registration ends on May 10, 2017
Human trafficking survivor, author, speaker and social advocate, Timea Nagy, immigrated to Canada in 1998. Ms. Nagy founded ‘Walk with Me’, a non-profit organization to assist victims of human trafficking and law enforcement agencies. Between 2009 and 2015, her organization helped over 300 victims and over 500 human trafficking-related investigations throughout Canada. In fact, Ms. Nagy played a key role in Canada’s largest human trafficking investigation led by the Canadian Federal Police (RCMP Niagara Falls Detachment) known as project OPAPA.
Ms. Nagy provided training to numerous agencies in Canada, the U.S. and Europe – reaching over 10,000 law enforcement officers within sex crime units, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, as well as multiple American financial institutions.