November 18th Open Dialogue on Vulnerability – Human Trafficking

This Open Dialogue will feature discussion with City of Toronto divisions and community partners regarding human trafficking. Explore the complexities of this issue, including barriers to exiting, legal challenges, as well as collaborative solutions to help support survivors of human trafficking.

WHEN: Friday November 18, 2016 (9:00-12:30)
WHERE: North York Civic Centre, Council Chambers (5100 Yonge Street, Lower Level)

8:30     Registration

9:00     Welcome – Scott McKean, Manager, Community Safety & Wellbeing Unit

9:05     The City of Toronto and Human Trafficking – Fenicia Lewis-Dowlin, Policy Development Officer

9:15     Covenant House – Julie Neubauer, Manager of Human Trafficking Services, Covenant House

9:45     Toronto Police Service – Detective Rob Heitzner, Human Trafficking Enforcement Team

10:15   Municipal Licensing & Standards – Olga Kustelska, Supervisor, Bylaw Enforcement

10:45   Break

11:00   Human Trafficking Support Services:
.           East Metro Youth Services – Karly Kalish & Erin Physick
.           Boost – Karyn Kennedy & Julie Moore
.           FCJ Refugee Centre – Varka Kalaydzhieva

11:30   Panel Discussion

12:20   Wrap up and Next Steps

12:30   Adjourn

Please contact Lavinia Corriero Yong-Ping at (416)-397-9970 or with questions, comments or ideas about future topics and facilitators.

In efforts to accommodate participants with environmental sensitivities, this is a scent-free event.