SSWLC Human Traffiicking Panel and Book Signing
April 5, 2012
Time: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: School of Law Moot Court Room
Contact Name: Jessica Emerson
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Students Supporting the Women's Law Center, SSWLC, for a Human Trafficking Panel and Book Signing on April 5. Panelists include:
Panel 1- Federal Trafficking Law Framework and Remedies
Rachel Yasser, Assistant United States Attorney, Baltimore, MD
Jessica Salsbury, Senior Immigration Staff Attorney, Tahirih Justice Center
Sabrina Balgamwalla, Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University of Baltimore's Immigrant Rights Clinic
Panel 2-State Laws and Best Practices
Sidney Ford, Founder of You Are Never Alone (YANA); Special Advisor to the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force
Melissa Snow, Director of the Anti-Trafficking Program at TurnAround, Inc.; Chairperson of the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force, Victim Services Committee
Rachel Lloyd, Founder and Executive Director of GEMS (Girls Educational and Mentoring Services)
Melissa Broudo, Staff Attorney with the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center
Jessica Emerson, University of Baltimore School of Law 2013 J.D. Candidate
Following the two panels, GEMS Founder and Executive Director Rachel Lloyd will present her memoir, Girls Like Us, which tells the story of Rachel's own experience as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation, as well as her founding of GEMS, one of the largest organizations in the nation providing comprehensive, holistic direct care services to young women who have experienced commercial exploitation and domestic trafficking.
Following Ms. Lloyd's presentation, the SSWLC will host a reception for guests in the law school lobby.
This event is co-sponsored by the Center on Applied Feminism and also has also received the generous support and encouragement of BarBri, the Women's Law Center of Maryland, Immigration Law Association, International Law Society, Latin American Law Student Association, Law Career Development Office, South Asian Law Students Association, University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest, University of Batlimore Women's Bar Association, University of Maryland's Women's Bar Association, and the University of Maryland Women's Law Student Association.