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The Essential Abolitionist: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

John Vanek Consultant on Leadership and the Response to Human Trafficking John Vanek is a retired San Jose Police Department lieutenant who spent 25 years in law enforcement. In 2006, he helped…

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Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

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How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

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Combating Modern Slavery

Lieutenant John Vanek San Jose Police, Human Trafficking Task Force (Retired) Lt. Vanek contends that human trafficking may be the #1 social justice issue of our time. He outlines the challenges…

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Trafficking, Migration & Working with Rescued Victims and Survivors Vicki Zito

Vicki Zito R.N., Anti-Trafficking Activist, Mother of a Survivor Ms. Zito is the mother of four children, including a trafficking victim. She relates that one evening her daughter did not return…

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The Grace Network

Chris Stambaugh Founder and Director Chris Stambaugh returns to CSU, Chico to talk about the work of The GRACE Network, a Sacramento-based organization he founded that provides services to victims…

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Sex Trafficking

Shamere McKenzie Chief Executive Officer, Sun Gate Foundation Keisha Head Secretary, Board of Directors, Sun Gate Foundation Two survivors come together for a powerful presentation about sex…

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Sexually Exploited Children in Sacramento

Chris Stambaugh Founder & Director, The GRACE Network After a history of street outreach work with homeless, sexually-exploited youth, Sacramento-based Chris Stambaugh is now a consultant with…

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Prisoners as Capital and Persons as Property

Dr. Michael J. Coyle Faculty, Political Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, History Department, CSU, Chico These presentations could be subtitled, “look beneath the…

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Human Trafficking Awareness to Action

Carissa Phelps, Mike Laughlin, Keisha Head, Christina Rangel Carrisa Phelps opens this program from CSU, Chico’s fourth annual STOP Human Trafficking Conference with a powerful speech and the…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Human Trafficking IS Modern Day Slavery

Dr. Kate Transchel Professor, CSU, Chico History Department Dr. Transchel has been studying and advocating against human trafficking since 1999. Among other things, she describes world-wide…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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Human Trafficking in Brazil

Laura Bovee, Ciara Brooks, Brooke Silveria CSU, Chico Students Brazil is a major country of origin for human trafficking. The presenters outline the extent of the problem, some of its origins, and…

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Race and America's Prison Industrial Complex

Dr. Jesse Dizard Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Jesse Dizard starts his presentation by noting that there are 4,575 prisons in the United States – this is four times more…

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Slavery on Free Soil: California's Unfree Past

Dr. Stacey Smith Associate Professor, Oregon State University When one thinks of 19th Century slavery in the U.S., one usually thinks of the Southern States that comprised the Confederate side in…

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