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WATCH LIVE: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost hosts virtual Human Trafficking Summit

Posted at 8:57 AM, Jan 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 08:57:34-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost will host his annual Human Trafficking Summit Thursday to provide education and resources for combating and ending human trafficking.

Watch it live at 9:00 a.m. in the media player below:

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The summit will bring together survivors, social workers, victim advocates, police officers, lawyers and judges to learn how different areas of the state are fighting against trafficking.

The summit will run from 9-4 p.m.

The agenda includes:

  • A welcome message from AG Yost.
  • A presentation from Nationwide Children's Hospital doctors on how trafficking affects young victims and how health-care and other systems can work together to reduce the toll.
  • A presentation from the Renee Jones Empowerment Center on a gamified way to talk to teens about human trafficking.
  • Fifteen workshop options with valuable information and resources, including "The Illicit Massage Industry: A Quick Look at the Chinese Supply Chain," "First Responses to Human Trafficking," "When Parents Are Pimps," "Considering a Dedicated Docket for Juvenile Human Trafficking? The Triumphant and Turbulent Tale of One Ohio Court’s Response" and "Lessons from Statewide Partnerships To Improve Outcomes for Children and Youth Victim Services."

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