Workshop: Prevent Trafficking and Exploitation
March 11, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn what you can do to help.
In conjunction with the exhibit Not Alone: Working Together in the Fight Against Human Trafficking join us for a workshop with representatives from Love146, an organization dedicated to ending human trafficking. The workshop will provide an introduction on the reality of human trafficking and give attendees some tools they can take with them to safeguard their communities.
Workshops provide valuable information and practical skills you can apply in your everyday life.
This human trafficking 101 session will cover:
- Common myths about trafficking
- What is trafficking and who is at risk?
- Identifying common trafficking red flags and tactics traffickers use to groom and recruit children
- Discussing practical steps adults and caregivers can take to address the issue.
Program is FREE to the public.
Following the workshop from 7 - 7:30 p.m., educators are invited to stick around for a debrief with a focused Q&A and a chance to share experiences with other educators and experts from Love146. This meeting will provide resources and details on an additional professional development opportunity specifically designed for youth-serving professionals to be held at a later date. CPE credit available for those in attendance, please 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.
Public programs at the Bullock Museum explore relevant history and celebrate the culture that has shaped our modern world. Through engaging discussions, performances, and scholarship guests are invited to see local connections and discover how Texas fits into a broader national story.
At the Bullock Museum, programs have been a place for the community to gather and celebrate culture, explore new ideas, and share experiences together. During the COVID-19 pandemic, programs still provide an opportunity to bring the community together, even if we are apart. Please join us through virtual programs and enjoy lessons, discussions and activities with your family, friends and neighbors who are also participating from home.
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.
For security and privacy purposes, attendees will not have video or audio capabilities. Questions will be moderated by Museum staff. Participants will not be allowed to send private messages or media in the livestream.
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.
Lead Sponsorship by Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt. Major funding from the Texas Bar 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.