The University of Toledo’s Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute and the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) are presenting a webinar on the basics of human trafficking recognition and action, as part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Human Trafficking 101 will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, presented by Dr. Celia Williamson of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute. This presentation is free and open to the public and will cover:
- What human trafficking is and is not
- Human trafficking laws in plain English
- Who is at risk?
- Recruitment and victimization
- What to look for
- Who to call to make an anonymous report
Dr. Williamson is a globally-recognized expert in the field of human trafficking, having delivered over 200 presentations in a career dedicated to prevention and helping survivors thrive. The impact of trafficking on vulnerable communities has been a particular focus for Dr. Williamson, who founded the International Trafficking and Social Justice Conference in Toledo. She is also the founder of the Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition and Ohio’s first anti-trafficking program.