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In Everyone’s Backyard: The Hidden Truths of Human Trafficking

Presenter: Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD

The Center for Child and Family Studies in the College of Social Work at USC welcomes USC faculty, staff, and community partners to attend a presentation with human trafficking expert Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD, where she will discuss the risks and dangers of human trafficking and the different ways in which adults and minors can be victimized. Through the use of data and case studies, Ms. Kaufka Walts will address the local, national, and global realities of human trafficking. In this presentation, you will learn about academic, community, and practitioner responses to human trafficking and will be provided with resources and methods for preventing the crime and protecting victims.

University of South Carolina
Friday, June 8th, 2012
Public Health Research Center, 921 Assembly Street, Room 114

Metered parking is available on the street around the building or in the Discovery Garage on the corner of College and Park Streets for $1 per hour.
Funding for this workshop was generously provided by the Office for Victims of Crime.
Registration is NOT required.

Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD

Ms. Kaufka Walts is the Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago. Prior to joining Loyola, Ms. Kaufka Walts served as the Executive Director of the International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA). At IOFA she developed several projects in the US and abroad advancing the rights of children and youth, including a program to develop the capacity of child welfare system to better respond to child trafficking and exploitation cases. Prior to IOFA, Ms. Kaufka Walts managed the Counter-Human Trafficking project at the National Immigrant Justice Center, where she successfully represented dozens of victims of human trafficking in the United States within immigration and criminal justice proceedings under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.

Contact Information
Katherine Kaufka Walts
Director, Center for the Human Rights of Children
Loyola University Chicago
25 E. Pearson St., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
312-915-6351 phone
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Registration is NOT required.


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