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Spotting Human Trafficking

May 14, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
http://www.omnihotels.com
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"Human Trafficking 101"

This training provides an in-depth look at how this crime occurs in Texas and how  it impacts minors. Participants will learn the signs of human trafficking, how to identify it and how to report it. Additionally, the ways in which commercial real estate is use to perpetrate human trafficking will be examined in depth, as well as human trafficking occurring under the cover of the massage industry. Participants will also learn what steps the Texas legislature is taking to combat this crime in the 86th legislative session

 

James “Jamey” Caruthers, J.D. Senior Staff Attorney, CHILDREN AT RISK, 2014-present. 

James “Jamey” Caruthers is Senior Staff Attorney at CHILDREN AT RISK (C@R). Jamey graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 2008, and focused on commercial and corporate litigation before joining C@R in September 2014.  Jamey is a highly sought-after speaker on issues affecting children, especially domestic minor sex trafficking. Jamey and C@R work closely with local, state and the federal government on the issue of human trafficking to improve victim services, increase awareness and prevention, strengthen laws, and combat demand. Jamey is the architect of CHILDREN AT RISK’s human trafficking legislative agenda and has drafted numerous bills designed to improve Texas’s response to the crime of human trafficking which are now law. Jamey was first drawn to children’s issues as a result of his family going through the adoption process to adopt their youngest child, Genevieve. They also have a son named Julian.  Jamey is president of the parish council at his church and is active in the Fort Bend County community. His middle-grade novel, Snardler will be released in spring 2019 by Intense Publications.

Tickets

$35.00 GBTA Austin Chapter Member Ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm May 9

$35.00 GBTA All Access Member Ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm May 9

$55.00 Guest Ticket
$75.00 after 05:00 pm May 9