Sex Trafficking Awareness & Prevention

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Keynote Address, Cottonwood Church Women’s Conference

Keynote or Panel: SEX TRAFFICKING AWARENESS
Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world and it can happen to anyone.  Hearing about this devastating crime from someone who survived it is a touching and insightful way to learn about this issue and be inspired to become part of the solution.  Keynote and panel topics are customizable.  Topics include:

  • Eye-opening statistics about the prevalence of sex trafficking in the US
  • Rachel’s story
  • What makes teens most vulnerable to sex trafficking
  • What every parent can do to keep their teens safe
  • How to join the fight against human trafficking

 

 

Youth Assembly or Workshop: SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION

Student Assembly, Long Beach Poly High School

Student Assembly, Long Beach Poly High School

The best way to end domestic sex trafficking is to STOP IT BEFORE IT STARTS.  Prevention education is key. In this powerful presentation, youth will learn about domestic sex trafficking and leave feeling empowered to keep themselves and their friends safe.  Presentation topics include: 

  • Sobering facts about domestic sex trafficking
  • The 3 biggest mistakes teens make to cause vulnerability
  • Signs of grooming
  • Rachel’s story
  • Pimp and peer recruiter strategies (See Types of Pimps Chart here.)
  • The media’s role in glamorizing stripping, pimping and prostitution
  • Signs of trafficking and how to get help
  • How to join the fight against human trafficking
     

 

1 or 2-Day Training: IDENTIFYING & EMPOWERING VICTIMS

Teacher Training, LA County Learn 4 Life

Teacher Training, LA County Learn 4 Life (In partnership with Runaway Girl, FPC)

This dynamic training is for professionals who may come into contact with sex trafficking victims.
Key Audiences: Teachers, Social Workers, Law Enforcement, Health Care Professionals, Concerned Community Members. Training topics can be customized to meet audience needs.  Suggested topics include:

  • Legal definitions, statistics and policies concerning sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of a child (CSEC)
  • Current trends in recruitment, grooming and entrapment
  • Signs of recruiting/grooming
  • Signs of trafficking
  • Case studies and survivor stories
  • Pop youth media’s role in glamorizing stripping, pimping and prostitution
  • Who to call and what to do if you suspect trafficking
  • (Day 2) Psychological coercion and mind control (why victims sometimes “choose” to stay)
  • (Day 2) How to build rapport, gather pertinent information and interact with suspected victims of sex trafficking

***NOTE: Sowers offers single-agency trainings.  For multi-agency trainings, we partner with RunawayGirl.org, a survivor-led organization specializing in creating multi-agency, community-based responses to local trafficking.  Please contact Office@SowersEducationGroup.com for more information***