Date: October 29, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM (EST)
Location: Virtual Event
The Boston Bar Association's Human Trafficking Sub-Committee of the Delivery of Legal Services Steering Committee is hosting a conversation with Jose Alfaro, human trafficking survivor, speaker, author and activist, and Julie Dahlstrom, the Director and Clinical Associate Professor of Boston University Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Program on Friday, October 29th from 12:00 PM- 1:30PM EST.
In this interview-style program, Jose will address his personal experience of being trafficked as a minor, as well as the way that his traffickers exploited his identities as an LGBTQ+ teen and person of color. Jose will also speak to the systems he interacted with and how these risk factors impacted how those systems treated him. In particular, he will discuss his experiences in assisting in the prosecution of his trafficker, of civilly suing his trafficker, and of the criminalization he experienced while trying to cope with the traumatization of being trafficked.
Mintz Associate Lavinia Weizel will be moderating this panel alongside Ashleigh Noelle Pelto from the Domestic Violence Ended organization.