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Human Trafficking Staff Training – Leigh LaChapelle (from C.A.S.T., Los Angeles, Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking)

April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

You have received an invite to a training organized by Omar and myself on April 21st, 2023 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. This is a part of the series of professional development trainings organized by the HT team to meet grant requirements for any staff member who works with trafficking survivors.

Presenter: Leigh LaChapelle (from C.A.S.T., Los Angeles)

Presenter Background: DV, SA, HT Advocate and crisis counselor. Currently works on local, state, and federal policy as well as survivor leadership programming.

Topics being presented: History of racism, misogyny, and xenophobia in the movement, different models of criminalization of the sex trade (full decriminalization versus partial decriminalization/end demand versus full criminalization versus legalizations), and how to provided non-judgmental, harm-reduction services to those working in criminalized industries like the sex trade.

Our presenter is well-versed on these topics and a wealth of knowledge and experience in working with survivors of sexual violence trauma. We hope that you can attend in person (RSO) or virtually. If not, we plan to record and will send out recording post-training.

If you have any questions, please reach out!


April 21, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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