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Human Trafficking: A Victim Service Provider Perspective

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Thursday, March 7th
6:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

iiconn_logoHuman Trafficking: A Victim Service Provider Perspective

Please join Attorney Alicia R. Kinsman, Director of Victim Services at the International Institute of Connecticut and learn about this timely and all too pervasive topic. This program will educate participants on the fundamentals of human trafficking, its impact on victims’ physical and mental health, strategies for identifying victims, and resources for victims.

This program is free but space is limited. To register call: 203 337-9676 or click here.

The objective of the training is to raise awareness among the general public of human trafficking in Connecticut, teach common indicators of a trafficking situation, and explain what help exists for someone exploited in the sex or labor industry and how to access those resources.

 The training will include one or more video clips, a power point presentation, and a Q & A segment.

Presenter’s Bio:

Alicia R. Kinsman is an attorney and the Director of Victim Services at the International Institute of Connecticut, where she oversees Project Rescue, the anti-human trafficking program, and provides legal representation in immigration matters to victims of human trafficking and other crimes.

She speaks around the state to numerous groups, raising awareness on the issue of trafficking, and training medical professionals, law enforcement personnel, social service providers and others on how to recognize and identify victims of human trafficking. Ms. Kinsman co-chairs the Connecticut Coalition Against Trafficking and serves on the federal anti-trafficking investigative Task Force. She holds a BA in Spanish and Business Studies from Providence College, and a J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

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