Educator Workshop: Human Trafficking Professional Training
March 24, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to recognize and prevent trafficking and exploitation in the classroom.
The Bullock Museum exhibition, Not Alone: Working Together in the Fight Against Human Trafficking, focuses on enlightening and empowering youth and young adults to better understand, prevent, and combat this significant community issue.
Educators, join us for a workshop with representatives from Love146, an organization dedicated to ending child trafficking and exploitation. The workshop will provide professionals who work with at-risk youth the tools to help influence and protect their communities. Through a guided presentation informed by Love146's experience working with at-risk and exploited youth in diverse settings, the presenters will provide information on how participants can effectively reach and empower youth through prevention education.
The focus will be on vulnerabilities among youth from all backgrounds and the connections between those vulnerabilities and grooming tactics. Participants will analyze vulnerability factors, and discuss how to prevent, identify, and respond to risky behaviors, or existing exploitative situations. The session will emphasize the steps youth advocates, case managers, and educators can take to identify and respond to suspected exploitation.
Workshops provide valuable information and practical skills you can apply in your professional experience.
Program is FREE to the public, and participants will receive CPE credit, SBEC approved. Questions? Email Education@TheStoryofTexas.com
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Kendra Baldazo-Tudon joined the Love146 team in 2020 and serves as a Prevention Advisory Specialist. She is a native Houstonian and holds a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.
After 6 years of blizzards in Boston, Kendra returned to Houston’s warmth in 2016 and joined the anti-trafficking movement. Since then, she has worked towards amplifying anti-trafficking education and outreach in Houston. Prior to her role at Love146, she developed the first domestic worker labor trafficking survivor group in Houston, trained organizations and families on workers’ rights and exploitation, and advocated for infrastructure that protects immigrant workers. She is very passionate about skill-building and learning with people to end exploitation and trafficking.
Love146 is an international human rights organization working to end child trafficking and exploitation through survivor care and prevention. The trafficking and exploitation of children is one of the darkest stories and most severe human rights abuses imaginable. But for us, the hope of ending it is a reality. Love146 is helping grow the movement to end child trafficking while providing effective, thoughtful solutions. We believe in the power of love and its ability to effect sustainable change. Love is the foundation of our motivation.
You will be prompted to download the Zoom application for mobile or desktop if it is not already installed. You do not need a Zoom account to join this livestream. You will be asked to register upon connecting to the webinar. Advanced registration is not required.
If you need help or suspect human trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. You can also text "Help" or "Info" to 233733 or email Report@PolarisProject.org.
Banner image courtesy Love146
Lead Sponsorship by Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt. Major funding from the Texas Bar Foundation.
School Programs are generously funded by Featured Sponsors The Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation, Supporting Sponsors The Honorable Kent R. Hance and The William Stamps Farish Fund, and Contributing Sponsor The Burdine Johnson Foundation.
School Field Trips presented by The John M. O'Quinn Foundation.
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.