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Monday, October 21 • 9:10am - 10:40am
Human Trafficking: Intersections, Reporting and Preventing FULL
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Human trafficking is a multi-faceted crime that involves many layers of victimization of vulnerable populations. From substance use disorders to gang involvement to abuse, children are highly susceptible to being trafficked for sex and labor. This workshop will highlight the recruitment tactics of traffickers, how gangs and drug abuse contribute to vulnerability, as well as effective ways to report suspicions of trafficking, how develop protocols for reporting and mechanisms of prevention. This workshop will ask the attendees to actively participate in gauging their knowledge about trafficking, challenging their preconceived ideas about what victimization looks like and developing effective communication skills.

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Melinda Sampson

Community Outreach Coordinator, ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now
Melinda Sampson is a 2009 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of arts in communication.She began a career in journalism in 2011 with Cooke Communications, LLC, becoming the editor of a weekly newspaper located in Belhaven, North Carolina. In 2013, she became the associate... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 9:10am - 10:40am EDT
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