It Happens Here, Too: Human Trafficking in Iowa

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It Happens Here, Too: Human Trafficking in Iowa

January 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 29, 2023 –12:00pm to 5:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D, Meeting Room E

Human trafficking is happening here in Iowa. Come to learn more about how to identify human trafficking, the tactics used, and join break-out sessions to talk with others about how this issue effects our communities.

1-2pm: Human Trafficking 101 with Lauren Wilson
2-3pm: Human Trafficking and the Internet with Teresa Davidson
3-4pm Breakout Sessions:

Child and adolescent HT: Diana Cox, Jo Myers-Walker; will be showing Chosen documentary Meeting Room D

College students and HT with Meredith Hickerson, Avery Epstein, Madeline Swick
Meeting Room A

Adult HT and the Community with Joey Matousek & Angie Atalig
Meeting Room A

Advocates and Care Providers with Shannon Findlay Lia Parrillo
Meeting Room E

There will be a variety of local agencies with information tables at the event also:
Lila Mae’s House; Dorothy’s House; Shelter House; DVIP; Chains Interrupted; SART/RVAP; Nisaa; Monsoon; Community & Family Resources; and the Johnson County Human Trafficking Coalition.
This event is sponsored by The Johnson County Human Trafficking Coalition and the Iowa City Public Library.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.


January 29, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Iowa City Public Library
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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