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Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST) 

This webinar will explore the intersections between human trafficking, exploitation, and the contemporary landscape that risks increasing the precarity and social exclusion of immigrant survivors. We will explore the scope and definitions of labor trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation, risk factors and vulnerabilities, and strategies of resistance among the immigrant community.

Presenter: 

Laurie Cook Heffron, PhD, LMSW
 
Laurie Cook Heffron, PhD, LMSW, is an Assistant Professor at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. She has interest and expertise in the areas of forced migration, domestic and sexual violence, and human trafficking, and her research explores the experiences of, and relationships between, violence against women and migration.