Community Forums: Human Trafficking in Oregon

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May 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Oregon Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting two public meetings—May 1 and May 2—to hear testimony regarding civil rights concerns of human and labor trafficking in the sex, agriculture, and forestry industries and equal protection violations and discrimination based upon the race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age of the survivors. Additionally, the Committee will examine the effectiveness of state and local agency programs administered to survivors of human trafficking.
In addition to hearing from a panel of experts, the Committee welcomes members of the public to share their experiences, opinions, concerns, and/or solutions regarding human trafficking in the state on May 1, 2018 in Portland, and May 2, 2018 in Woodburn.
Speakers at the Portland community forum include:
 Senator Kathleen Taylor, District 21
 Chanpone Sinlapasai, Attorney, Marandas Sinlapasai
 Natalie Weaver, Multnomah County, Department of Community Justice
 Desireé Coyote, Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation
 Robin Miller, Janus Youth Programs
 Cristin Casey, Bureau of Labor and Industries

*Agenda is subject to change
For more information please contact the Western Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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