Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

"Trafficked In America" Screening & Discussion

  • Central Contra Costa Family Justice Center (map)
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Join the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition for a screening of the Frontline docu-series episode entitled "Trafficked In America". A short discussion will follow the screening on how attendees can better understand the role of labor trafficking in the everyday goods they purchase or use.

Episode Description: "FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley tell the inside story of Guatemalan teens who were forced to work against their will on an Ohio egg farm in 2014."

This screening is brought to you in partnership with the Central Contra Costa Family Justice Center.

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Jan
9
2:00 PM14:00

Antioch Community Awareness Day

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The Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition, in collaboration with Antioch Police Department and Antioch City Council Member Monica Wilson invite members of the community to come together during Human Trafficking Awareness Month to help spread information and resources on the issue of human trafficking throughout Antioch. 

Volunteers will meet at 2pm at the Antioch Police Department Community Room. A brief presentation will be given and volunteers will be given information packets to distribute to local business. The information packet will include:

- Local statistics and information on trafficking in California and our county
- A "Learn the Signs"" handout with common indicators and red flags for recognizing if someone may be a victim of human trafficking
- Poster with National Human Trafficking Hotline reporting information for a business to post in a prominent area.

The Coalition will identify ideal business centers, shopping malls or other similar complexes where distrubution will occur. Identified areas will be divided amongst volunteers and volunteers can coordinate travel to the identified locations amongst themselves with their own transportation.

Volunteers are also encouraged to visit other local businesses or locations that they believe would be willing to post this hlepful information.

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Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

TRAINING: HUMAN TRAFFICKING 101

  • West Contra Costa Family Justice Center (map)
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Contra Costa County’s Human Trafficking Coalition and Community Violence Solutions brings you a Human Trafficking 101 curriculum that provides relevant & focused information on identification & trauma-informed interventions.

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Learning Objectives:

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify risk factors, warning signs & dynamics of Human Trafficking;
  • Discuss the impact & dynamics of cycles of violence, abuse & trauma; and
  • Apply trauma-informed perspectives when supporting survivors

Is this Training for Me?

Human Trafficking 101 is designed to be relevant to a broad range of participants, including:

  • Community members
  • Crisis Intervention Specialists
  • Educators
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Probation Officers
  • Public Benefits Specialists
  • Social/Human Service Professionals
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Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

MARTINEZ SCREENING: "ME FACING LIFE: CYNTOIA'S STORY"

Please join the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition for a documentary screening of “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story”. This documentary highlights the story of a survivor of human trafficking and the challenges she is facing within our legal system as a result of actions she took while being exploited as a 16-year-old. #FreeCyntoiaBrown recently gained national attention as her 2004 story resurfaced on social media in the fall of 2017, bringing her over a decade old story into the national spotlight.

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A short discussion will follow the film on key takeaways and action items you can do to end human trafficking in our communities.

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Jan
19
9:30 AM09:30

TRAINING: TRAUMA 101

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Kathryn Burroughs of Families Thrive will present relevant and focused information on identification and trauma-informed interventions. 

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Is this training right for you?

Trauma 101 is relevant to a  broad range of participants including:

  • Crisis intervention specialists
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Mental health professionals 
  • Public benefit specialists 
  • Social/human service providers
  • Community members
  • Educators
  • Probation officers 
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Jan
18
6:30 PM18:30

ANTIOCH SCREENING: "ME FACING LIFE: CYNTOIA'S STORY"

  • Antioch Police Department Community Room (map)
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Please join the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition, in collaboration with Councilmember Monica Wilson, for a documentary screening of “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story”. This documentary highlights the story of a survivor of human trafficking and the challenges she is facing within our legal system as a result of actions she took while being exploited as a 16-year-old. #FreeCyntoiaBrown recently gained national attention as her 2004 story resurfaced on social media in the fall of 2017, bringing her over a decade old story into the national spotlight.

FREE TICKETS HERE

A short discussion will follow the film on key takeaways and action items you can do to end human trafficking in our communities.

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Jan
9
12:00 PM12:00

Partner & Community Luncheon

  • Central Contra Costa Famil Justice Center (map)
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Please join the Human Trafficking Coalition, in collaboration with the Family Justice Center, as we come together with our partners and community members to acknowledge January's
Human Trafficking Awareness Month. 

Lunch will be provided, in addition to a short program highlighting the Coalition's work and the month's activities.

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