HEAL presents at Congressional Briefing Preventing Human Trafficking: Research on How to Stop Trafficking Before It Starts
On November 2, 2017 a congressional briefing was held in partnership with the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus and several sponsors seen below. A panel of researchers described (1) conditions that increase a person’s vulnerability to trafficking victimization, (2) community-based strategies that can be tailored to local needs by task forces and key stakeholders (such as law enforcement, faith-based organizations, and nonprofits), and (3) strategies that have the potential to reduce individual risk of victimization. Additionally, a survivor, Audrey Morrissey, shared her perspective on how her victimization could have been prevented.
Speakers include Jennifer Woolard, Audrey Morrissey, Jill McLeigh, Joan Reid, Hanni Stoklosa (HEAL Trafficking.)