Morning of Hope
Human Trafficking Awareness Breakfast
January 22, 2022
Have you heard what’s happening locally to children who are being trafficked?
It’s horrifying, sad, and real…
Local children need help.
Local families need to stay safe.
This event will show you firsthand what is happening to local children and young people, and how YOU can make a difference in their lives.
On Saturday, January 22nd join local survivors of human trafficking as well as subject matter experts on the front lines of this fight.
Want to know how to keep you and your family safe? Come to this event.
Want to know how to fight for and help recover local kids? Come to this event.
What to know what your church or business can do to fight against human trafficking? Come to this event.
Here's what you'll get out of this event
Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General
Topics Covered: State Prosecuting of Traffickers, Prevalence Of The Issue In Arizona
Mark Brnovich currently serves as Arizona’s 26th Attorney General. He was first inaugurated in 2015, and again in 2019 after winning re-election. He’s spent most of his professional life serving as a prosecutor at the local, state, and federal levels. His wife Susan was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona. Brnovich has two teenage daughters and lives in Phoenix.
Dr. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Arizona State University
Topics Covered: How Local Children Are Recruited, Scope of the Issue Locally, What Can Be Done To Prevent Trafficking
Dominique Roe-Sepowitz is an associate professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University and she is the director of the ASU Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research. Roe-Sepowitz has her master’s degree and doctorate in social work and is a researcher, professor and a forensic social work practitioner.
Jade Richard, Human Trafficking Survivor
Topics Covered: Personal Story About Trafficking, What Parents Can Watch Out For, How Recovery Is Possible
Jade is a survivor-leader in the human trafficking recovery field and speaks from the perspective of a former 14-year-old victim. Jade was recovered through a police raid and restored her life at the Phoenix Dream Center. She now lives every day to help recover more victims and to see them set free and restored.
James M. Gallagher, Phoenix Police Commander
Topics Covered: What Law Enforcement Is Doing, How To Report Trafficking, Keeping Your Family Safe
Commander Gallagher is a scholar-practitioner deeply invested in contributing to the ongoing advancement of the profession of policing. He is a command-level officer with a diverse professional background and a doctorate in Organizational Leadership with distinct policing research interests in police storytelling, sensemaking, leadership, culture, communication, crisis management, and strategic planning. His commitment to stopping human trafficking is unparalleled in the law enforcement profession.
Maria Fuentes, Arizona Governors Office of Youth Faith and Family
Topics Covered: What Government Is Doing, Getting Engaged In Legislation, Resources Available To Victims
Maria Cristina Fuentes was appointed as Director of the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) by Governor Doug Ducey in November 2017.
Previous to Ms. Fuentes’ appointment, she served six years in the Administration of President George W. Bush in the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Justice. Fuentes also served in the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, working to help states across the country develop and establish their own faith-based initiatives.
Skye and Brian Steele, Phoenix Dream Center and StreetLightUSA
Topics Covered: How To Support Local Children And Youth Being Trafficked, Volunteering, Mentoring and Reaching Trafficked Youth
With over 20 years together on both the domestic and global human trafficking scene, Brian and Skye Steele have built programs that have served over 3,000 young adult and over 2,000 child survivors of human trafficking. They bring a world-class approach to serving victims of human trafficking and helping them recover. Brian sits on the Arizona Governors Human Trafficking Council and on the Phoenix Mayor’s Human Trafficking Task Force.
Map To Event
Date: Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
Registration and Coffee Bar: 9:00am
Event Starts: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Renaissance Phoenix Downtown, 100 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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