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Realities of Human Trafficking in Massachusetts - Featuring the Polaris Project

Boston Bar Association

Mar
6
2018

Date: March 6, 2018

Time: 5:30PM

Location: 16 Beacon Street Boston, MA

With opening remarks from Beth Keeley, the Chief of the Human Trafficking Division at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and featuring speakers from the national human trafficking organization, the Polaris Project, this educational program will address the results of Polaris’ recent research report, “The Typology of Modern Slavery: Defining Sex and Labor Trafficking in the United States.” Using data collected from Polaris’ national human trafficking hotline, including data specific to Massachusetts and the Northeast, this program will shed light on the various forms of human trafficking that are most common in Massachusetts and specific ways that attorneys can be part of the safety net for survivors.

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Speakers

Professional Cropped Weizel Lavinia Mintz

Lavinia M. Weizel

Moderator

Lavinia M. Weizel is a Mintz Associate whose practice focuses on commercial litigation across a variety of areas, including securities litigation, shareholder suits, and insurance disputes in state and federal court. Lavinia is also active in the firm's pro bono practice.

Elizabeth K. Keeley

Speaker

Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General

Rochelle Keyhan

Speaker

Polaris Project

Francheska Loza

Speaker

Polaris Project