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Trafficking In Israel with Rabbi Levi Lauer

05 Aug 16
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Slice of Life, 4120 West Dempster, Skokie, A Kosher dairy lunch is included in the $25 cost.

Join JCAST Chicago, NCJW and Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago at Skokie’s Slice of Life for a lunch and learn with Rabbi Levi Lauer, founder of ATZUM, an Israeli organization that strives to remedy injustices in Israeli society and encourage individuals to become social activist agents of change. Rabbi Lauer is an amazing and inspirational speaker. Don’t miss this chance to meet him! In 2003, ATZUM joined forces with Kabiri-Nevo-Keidar and established the Task Force on Human Trafficking (TFHT) to help Israel eradicate human trafficking within its borders. The TFHT works tirelessly to engage and educate the public and government agencies to confront and eradicate modern slavery in Israel, and lobbies for reform in the areas of prevention, border closure, protection of escaped women, and prosecution of traffickers and pimps. Click here for more info on ATZUM’s efforts to combat sex trafficking.

Listen. Talk. Act.: Learn how to Educate Others and What You can do to Eradicate Sex Trafficking

23 Jul 16
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Check-in for the morning session will begin at 8:30.  The afternoon session begins at 12:30
Congregation Solel, 1301 Clavey Road, Highland Park

Please use the form below to register.

The morning session, (8:30 – 12) will give you the skills to present about sex trafficking to a Jewish or secular ADULT group about sex trafficking and how audience members can become engaged in ending demand and supporting survivors. Factual and Jewish content will be presented. Public speaking and presentation skills will be included.

The afternoon session (12:30-4) will provide training for professionals who work with youth (ages 12-18) about how to present information on sex trafficking, methods for changing attitudes about purchased sex and coercion, and why demand reduction and elimination is crucial. Teaching methods will be presented.  Please note: the afternoon session is only open to those with previous experience working with youth.

An optional lunch served from 12-1 can be purchased for $10.
Questions? Please contact Donna at 847-853-8889 or donna@jcastchicago.org with any questions.

Speakers:
AM:
Darci Flynn, MS, Regional Service Coordinator of the Freedom from Trafficking program at Heartland Alliance.
Donna Fishman, MPH, Interim Engagement and Program Director, JCAST Chicago and National Council of Jewish Women
Amy Schwartz, Educator and Advocate

PM:
Caleb Probst, Educator, Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
Donna Fishman, MPH, Interim Engagement and Program Director, JCAST Chicago and National Council of Jewish Women

Trafficking Resources

20 Apr 15
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National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Flyer (link)

Recent News Reports Summary Page (pdf)

Instructions for Sending Letters (pdf)

Letter to Mayor (pdf) (doc)

Letter to Police Chief (pdf) (doc)

Mayor and Police Chief Addresses (pdf) (doc)

Sample Letter to the Editor (doc)