“At Risk Youth: Pathways to Delinquency and Sex Trafficking”

The Social Justice Student Initiative at the S.J. Quinney College of Law human trafficking symposium, “At Risk Youth: Pathways to Delinquency and Sex Trafficking”, on February 19, 2016. The Social Justice Student Initiative has partnered with the Global Law Center to host an event that will focus on bringing to light the harsh reality of at-risk, runaway, and homeless youth who are recruited, forced, and coerced into sex trafficking.
For further information, a detailed list of workshop descriptions, and to register for the symposium, click here. Please RSVP by February 15, 2016. If you have questions, contact at SJSI@law.utah.edu.  
This event is 4.5 hours CLE (pending).
Social Justice Student Initiative 
Breakfast and Registration
Opening AddressTim Ballard, Founder and CEO, Operation Underground Railroad
Workshop A: Hot Topics: Ending Demand & Eliminating Criminalization of Minor Victims, Flip Sides of the Same Coin: Rachel Harper, Esq., Policy Counsel, Shared Hope International
Workshop B: Combatting Online Sexual Exploitation of Trafficked Children: Jennifer Fischer, Elizabeth Green, and Dustin Grant, FBI Special Agents
Workshop CHuman Trafficking — An Important Public Health Care Concern for the Youth of our State and NationDr. Kathy Franchek-Roa MD,  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
Workshop DIssues Faced by Trafficking Victims in the Juvenile Justice System: Pamela Vickery, Executive Director, Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys
Keynote Address: Faces and Shadows of Juvenile Sex Trafficking – Taking our Nation’s TemperatureRachel Harper, Esq., Policy Counsel, Shared Hope International
Workshop E: How Cultural Norms Contribute to Vulnerability & Predatory Behavior: Fernando Rivero, MPH, EMT-P, Captain, Unified Fire Authority
Workshop F: Disrupting Black & White Visions: Human Trafficking, Race, and Difference: Dr. Annie Isabel Fukushima, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies Program, College of Social Work at the University of Utah
Closing Reception

Anti-Violence Iconographies of the Cage

My article published with Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies is now available! Thank you to Institute for Research on Women, Nicole Fleetwood and Sarah Tobias, among other wonderful colleagues who offered this article feedback. I also want to say it’s amazing to be in a special issue with some very amazing people: Karen Leong, Robertta Chevrette, Ann Hibner Koblitz,Karen Kuo, Heather Switzer, Maylei Blackwell, Laura Briggs, MignonetteMinnie Chiu, Debjani Chakravarty, David Rubin, Hokulani Aikau, Maile Arvin, Mishuana Goeman, Scott Morgensen, Sonia Hernandez, & Anna Guevarra.

Full list of the special issue here:https://www.jstor.org/stab…/10.5250/fronjwomestud.36.issue-3

“Anti-Violence Iconographies of the Cage: Diasporan Crossings and the (Un)Tethering of Subjectivities” in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies Volume 36, Number 3.

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JSTOR http://bit.ly/1ZNPGsZ