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Today, human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, with more than 30 million people caught in modern-day slavery.

On November 15–17, 2013 we will unite to educate, inspire, and equip our community to fight this global travesty. Held at Mountainbrook Community Church, Mountainbrook Abolitionist’s annual Justice Summit will bring together experts and advocates to collaborate and share about the work that can be done to prevent and end modern day slavery, both locally and globally. The Summit will include world-class presenters ranging from expertise in law enforcement to survivors with inspirational stories.

Only $60 for the Entire Weekend!
Tickets Also Available as Single Days
Scholarships Available Upon Request! Email: info@mbabolitionists.org
Students Automatically Save $10

November 15th–17th, 2013

Friday Evening, November 15

6 pm – $20
Global Perspective of Human Trafficking: International Justice Mission CSEC in California (Commercially Sexually Exploited Children): Nola Brantley from MISSSEY

8:30–9:30 pm – (suggested donation)
Letters To My Mother: Kanthi’s Play: A True Story of Labor Trafficking

The evening will also include refreshments and a vendor fair featuring local providers of slave-free products.

Saturday, November 16

Join us for general sessions on Law Enforcement’s Role in Fighting Human Trafficking, the Psychology of Human Trafficking, Family Violence and Human Trafficking, as well as breakout sessions on Advocacy, and Developing Ministry as a Response.

9 am
MISSSEY: Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving, Sexually Exploited Youth

10 am 
Law Enforcement’s Role in Fighting Human Trafficking: John Vanek

11 am
Breakout Sessions on Advocacy, The Internet & Trafficking, Local Resources

12–1 pm
Catered Lunch Provided

1 pm
Prostitution & Human Trafficking Research – Dr. Melissa Farley

2 pm
Family Violence & Human Trafficking – Sandie Morgan

Workshops
3:154:45 pm
Workshops will be formed to discover what we can do locally as first responders, faith based organizations, or consumers of local products. There is a spot for everyone!

  • Consume Freedom: Requiring Slave Free Products in a Global Economy
  • Faith Based Community Response: IJM, Red Window Project, Grace Network
  • First Responders in SLO: Facilitated by RISE, and Local Law Enforcement
  • Business & Leadership: Carissa Phelps & Runaway Firl FPC
Sunday, November 17 – Suggested Donation of

25 pm
Networking Afternoon, Light Refreshments Provided
Join us for a special networking luncheon as we hear from local leaders and our guest speakers on what we discovered during the workshops from Saturday, and how we can move forward and act on what we’ve learned. Meet other locals who are passionate about building a local response, and meet some of the guest speakers.


We cordially invite you to attend our inaugural Justice Summit: A Holistic Approach to Combating Human Trafficking. Hope to see you there!
The flyer for the Justice Summit can be found here.