Addressing the Needs of the Queer Community
People Against Trafficking Humans (PATH) Coalition of Kentucky is hosting its inaugural Human Trafficking and Exploitation Awareness Conference 2020: Addressing the Needs of the Queer Community on Thursday March 26th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration will open at 7:45 a.m. The location of the conference is at the University of Louisville Shelby Campus 440 N Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222. Attendees will be responsible for lunch during the scheduled break, and PATH will provide directions and suggestions for nearby eateries.
We warmly invite community members, students, professionals, advocates, and service providers to join us as we engage in a day of learning, listening, and connecting around this important issue! K.D. Roche, Keynote Speaker, Author, and Human Trafficking Field Expert will deliver the opening keynote address. Morning breakout sessions, led by Queer folk, Survivors of Human Trafficking, Allies, and Advocates offer engagement and learning opportunities for attendees. In the afternoon, Queer Survivors of trauma will participate in a public speak out, followed by a community discussion surrounding relevant issues related to risks of and occurrences of exploitation and human trafficking. Multiple organizations involved in the movement and anti-trafficking community have committed to participating in the conference and will be prepared to discuss their initiatives in serving the queer community.
Note that this event is not hosted by the Kentucky CASA Network.