OTHER SFCAHT EVENTS & CAMPAIGNS
Mentor Training | NCJWSF Youth Empowerment Mentoring Program
National Council of Jewish Women San Francisco & Sojourner Truth Foster Family Service Agency
August 8, 2015
The Village, 1099 Sunnydale Ave., San Francisco
Prospective volunteers gathered to learn how to mentor at-risk youth to prevent human trafficking. NCJW’s Youth Empowerment Mentoring Program convened for the second one-day mentor training lead by the Program’s Chair, Federal Administrative Judge, Marianna Warmee and Sojourner Truth Foster Family Service Agency’s Executive Director, Carletta Jackson-Lane.
Many victims of sex trafficking report that had they had one stable figure in their life they may never have been trafficked. The program aims to offer the support that can make the difference.
Presentation and Panel Discussion: Human Trafficking in the South Bay
Jewish Community Relations Council, National Council of Jewish Women SF & Santa Clara County
August 5, 2015 | Levy Family Campus, Los Gatos
More than 200 attended the gathering in Levy Family Campus, Los Gatos. The event was co-hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County, National Council of Jewish Women San Francisco, Jewish Coalition Against Human Trafficking, and San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking.
The speakers included:
Zoe Lofgren, Representative (D-CA 19th District)
Jeff Rosen, District Attorney for the County of Santa Clara
Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor, District 2
The South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking presented a highly informative discussion panel consisting of:
Eric Quan, San Jose Police Department (SJPD)
Paula Estanislao, District Attorney (DA) Assistance
Ruth Silver Taube, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC)
Perla Flores, Community Solutions Division Director
SFCAHT presentation at the UN Comission on the Status of Women's 59th NGO Parallel Session
Combining Government, Civil Society, and the Tech Industry to Fight Human Trafficking
Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez and Emily Murase presented another exciting workshop focused on the Cities for CEDAW Initiative.
For information on all the events organized by the SF Department on the Status of Women at the UN CSW 59th NGO Parallel Session, CLICK HERE.
March 11, 2015
Church Center, United Nations, New York
At this year's NGO Parallel Session of the UNCSW in New York, the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, SFCAHT, and National Council of Jewish Women San Francisco co-sponsored a workshop on the theme "Combining Government, Civil Society, and the Tech Industry to Fight the Hidden Epidemic of Human Trafficking in San Francisco and Beyond."
The Church Center of the United Nations was packed for the workshop. The audience was actively engaged with great questions for our panelists: Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women; Emily Murase, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women; Antonia Lavine, SFCAHT; and Marnie Webb, Caravan Studios.
Luring Children into Sex Trafficking: Examining Recruitment Tactics Used by Traffickers
Jewish Coalition to End Human Trafficking in collaboration with Shared Hope International
February 9, 2015
Jewish Family and Children's Services, San Francisco
The Jewish Coalition to End Human Trafficking in collaboration with Shared Hope International presented a panel discussion and screening of “Chosen”, a documentary explaining the ways traffickers are recruiting children into sex trafficking. The audience learned how to identify and prevent such victimization.
Among the panelists were Sergeant Antonio Flores, SF Police Department's Special Victims Unit, Cari Herthel, a trafficking survivor, Nancy Goldberg, and Laurel Botsford, Shared Hope Ambassador (pictured from left to right).
Love Never Fails
February 7, 2015
Oakland City Church, MacArthur & Coolidge
Love Never Fails welcomed the Bay Area interfaith community members to their third Freedom Expo.
The focus of the day was:
Screening of the "In Plain Sight" Documentary
Anti-Trafficking Faith Leader Coalition
Consular and Diplomatic Response to Modern Day Slavery
SFCAHT in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco
August 28, 2014
SFCAHT General Meeting
The Gallery of the Mexican Consulate General
532 Folsom St., San Francisco
Presentation by the Mexican Consulate followed by a panel discussion with Andres Roemer, Consul General, Mexico, Victor Arturo Palacios, Deputy Consul General, El Salvador, Denis Galeano, Consul General, Nicaragua, Francisco Escobar, Consul General, Guatemala, Candy Chavez, Consul General, Peru
SB 1193 Public Notice - Community Day of Outreach
Saturday, April 5 , 2014
San Francisco Law Library at 1145 Market Street, 4th Floor Seminar Room
Volunteers met for a brief orientation about the SB 1193, received materials, and spread out in groups of two to canvass the neighborhoods. Please join us for future public notice actions to take a stand against modern-day slavery in our city. Sign up to be part of this movement by filling out this quick survey HERE. For more information, see our Facebook Event HERE.
A Celebration of the Production of the Anti-Trafficking Opera Anya17
February 27, 2014
The German Residence, 1960 Jackson Street, San Francisco
German Consulate, Opera Parallèle, Jewish Coalition to End Human Trafficking and San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking co-sponsored a reception to promote the upcoming American Premier of Adam Gorb’s powerful anti-trafficking opera, Anya17
Featured Speaker: Former Speaker pro tem of the California Assembly, Sally Lieber
Panel Discussion on Existing and Proposed Human Trafficking Legislation
Launching of the San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking, 2010
January 11, 2010
San Francisco City Hall, Mayor's Balcony
The San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking held a press conference to announce its innovative collaboration and to introduce a month-long awareness campaign.
To mark the occasion, Mayor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris, Supervisor Carmen Chu, Police Chief George Gascon a human trafficking survivor, and local service providers discussed human trafficking and its local and global implications.
To watch the video from the press conference click HERE. For the Press Release click HERE.
San Francisco Community Convening Forum 2009
Building a Local Collaboration Against Human Trafficking
Community-based service providers, advocacy groups, City departments, criminal justice, health and mental health providers working together to build a local collaboration against human trafficking
February 24, 2009
Milton Marks Conference Center. 455 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco
Honorary Event Chair: Congresswoman Jackie Speier
Co-Sponsors: Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, Mayor Gavin Newsom, President of Board of Supervisors David Chiu, District Attorney Kamala Harris
Hosts: San Francisco Department and Commission on the Status of Women, San Francisco Human Rights Commission, Jewish Coalition to End Human Trafficking, Asian Anti-Trafficking Collaborative, Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE)
Participants in the forum voted to create SAN FRANCISCO COLLABORATIVE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING