Child Sex-Trafficking Lecture Series | Session 5
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This is the fifth session in a 5-week class on Domestic Child Sex-Trafficking and what you can do for victimized children here in Knoxville. The series is sponsored by Women on Mission on Wednesday Night, however, all sessions are open to the whole church, whether male or female. Here is a breakdown of what each class will cover:
February 21 - Intro to Street Hope
Speaker: Devin Payne, Street Hope Tennessee Executive Director
This class will be an introduction to Street Hope
February 28 - Life of a Victim
Speaker: FBI Victims Advocate
The representative will walk us through the experience of children who have been trafficked. We will hear real-life stories of victims and their journeys to escape trafficking from initial contact to the court system.
March 7 - Internet Safety
Speaker: Devin Payne
Devin will highlight awareness techniques traffickers use to lure teens out of the home, church, or school and onto the streets. This session will be especially suitable for parents and youth leaders.
March 14 - Prevention and Education
Speaker: Davin Payne
Street Hope's main goal is to prevent children from being trafficked. This session will emphasize ways to guide children and families to keep them safe.
March 21 - Law Enforcement's Perspective
Speaker: Ted Francisco of Homeland Security, Board Member of Street Hope
Ted will share about his role on the board of Street Hope, as well as law enforcement's perspective of human trafficking in East Tennessee.