Southern Oregon Human Trafficking Disruptors Summit
Learn From World-Class Leaders in the Anti-Trafficking Movement
Fri-Sat, March 22-23, 2024 • Ashland Hills Hotel
Presenters: Rebecca Bender • Steve Bohn • Christine Cesa • Justin Euteneier • Sarah Jagger • Lisa Manyon • Tomas Perez • Katrina Taylor-Sims • Lauren Trantham & Rosa Van Gordon
Did you know? Over 20 million people are trafficked around the world at any moment in time. Southern Oregon is a hotspot in the nation for labor and sex trafficking. How it happens might surprise you. Less than 5% of trafficking cases in the United States result from kidnapping or abductions.
Human trafficking extends beyond sexual exploitation to labor trafficking in the illegal cannabis operations in Southern Oregon, where migrant workers are treated as slaves, according to a recent ABC News story.
This two-day educational and networking summit is for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the realities of human trafficking in our region.
From start to finish, this event brings together experts, advocates, and community members to discuss strategies for combating human trafficking and supporting survivors. Learn tools and skills to identify what trafficking looks like, and discover surprising solutions to help keep our communities safe.
“By coming together as a community, we can disrupt the cycle of human trafficking and create a safer, more just society for all. This unique event is critical in raising awareness and mobilizing action to address this troubling meta-issue in our society.” – Lauren Trantham, Event Co-Producer
Areas of Focus: Human Trafficking 101 • Familial Trafficking • Labor Trafficking • Sex Trafficking • Online Exploitation • Avenues of Victimization • Self Care • Demand Reduction • Presentations by Local Agencies Providing Services, and More!
Exhibitors: CASA of Jackson County, Community Works, EmpowerHER, Epik Project, Family Solutions Oregon, Hearts With a Mission, My Friends Are Not for Sale, Ride My Road, Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library, Super Kid Power with Grandma Boom, Youth 71Five, Youth Era, and MORE!
$75 Early Registration • Includes 2 Lunches • Reserve Your Seat Now!
Read Presenter Bios: https://anpconference.com/disruptors-summit-2024-ashland-or
Presented by: RVML, Architects of the New Paradigm Conference Series, and Ride My Road in collaboration with Jackson County Coalition Against Sex Trafficking.
Full Event Calendar: https://rvml.org/events