MIAMI – On National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Office of Community Advocacy joins community partners cohosting a Human Trafficking Awareness and Community Resource Fair. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. when a candlelight vigil will start on Friday, Jan.25 at Miami Dade College North Campus Carrie P. Meek Center Entrepreneurial Educational Center, Room 1103, 6300 N.W. 7th Avenue, Miami, FL.
Human Trafficking is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide. Miami ranks #2 in the U.S. with the highest cases of trafficking. The Human Trafficking Awareness and Community Resource Fair is cohosted by the City of Miami Police Department, Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board, Survivor’s Pathway, the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade College, and Rotary District 6990. Others participating in the resource fair are: Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s District Policy Director Jessica Lynn Sinkfield, Esq., Office of the State Attorney Human Trafficking Unit Director Alicia G. Priovolos, Carlos Albizu University’s Family and Couple’s Counseling professor Dr. Irma Barron, and Florida International University’s Health Promotion and Disease Prevention professor Dr. Karina Villalba.
For more information, please contact Office of Community Advocacy Executive Director Rene Diaz at 305-375-5730 or Domestic Violence And sexual Assault Council of Greater Miami Chairman Francesco Duberli at 786-275-4364.
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