Oct 25 2014

7th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

Presented by Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado at UCCS - Berger Hall

 7th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

Fighting Slavery: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Let’s Make it History


Colorado Springs, CO – The Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado is hosting an anti-human trafficking awareness and advocacy day at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) on October 25th 8:00 – 3:00 in Berger Hall.


The Symposium will bring together groups and individuals interested in learning more about Modern Day Slavery in Colorado. The event is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. (but registration required)

Media and the public are encouraged to attend all events. The day’s schedule is as follows:


· 0815 Human Trafficking 101 with JoAnn O’Neil

· 0900 Kick off and Welcome

· 0920- 0955 History – Slavery and Early Abolitionist with Dr. Thomas Krannawitter

· 0955-1005 Current Abolitionist Movement

· 1005-1035 CSPD Law Enforcement Update

· 1035-1045 10 Minute Break

· 1045-1115 Colorado Today with AJ Alejano-Steele

· 1115-1145 Local Abolitionists Making A Difference – Panel Discussion

· 1145- 1230 Lunch

· 1230 Special Video

· 1250 -110 Victim Advocates – A lens in our community with David Shaw

· 110- 130 Legislation Update with Dan O’Bryant

· 130- 150 United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Iris Halpern

· 150 – 205 Break

· 205 – 230 Advocacy Action

· 230 – 300 Wrap Up /Actions


The mission of the Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado is to build a collaboration of organizations and individuals to reduce human suffering caused by human trafficking, through advocacy, awareness, rehabilitation, and services for survivors.

We are excited to partner with our sponsors UCCS, Zonta Pikes Peak, Lexis Nexis, and Touching the World.



For more information on the task force, please visit www.ht-colorado.org


To register for the free event http://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-trafficking-awareness-symposium-tickets-13036060207?aff=eorg

Admission Info

Free Event – Registration Required

Dates & Times

2014/10/25 - 2014/10/25

Location Info

UCCS - Berger Hall

UCCS University Center, Colorado Springs, CO 80918