4th Annual NW Conference Against Trafficking
January 13-15, Portland Oregon
The conference is hosted by Soroptimist International Northwestern Region’s Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking (NWCAT). NWCAT is a coalition of many agencies, political leaders, community organizations, individuals, media and business supporters throughout the Northwest working to inform, educate, and protect women and children from Human Labor & Sex Trafficking in America and around the world. The conference focuses on prevention, education, and action to help prevent and protect victims of exploitation and trafficking. For more information or to purchase tickets go to: www.NWCAT.org.
The conference will offer breakout sessions/trainings, networking receptions, over 50 presenters & keynote speakers, award luncheon, exhibit resource expo, film screenings, and silent auction. The Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award will also be presented.
Speakers include: Oregon State Attorney General John Kroger, CNN HERO and founder of Friends of Maiti Nepal Anuradha Koirala, Kristen Anderson from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Attorney and Policy Advocate Beth Klein, United States Senator Ron Wyden, and International Investigative Reporter Amber Lyon to name a few.