Request for Human Trafficking Presentation
Thank you for your interest in learning more about the issue of human trafficking. Please complete the form below to the best of your ability. We understand that details emerge and change and that you may not be able to answer every question at this time.
Our presentations are currently available in virtual, in person, or hybrid formats. As of 3/21/22 we do not require masks for in person presentations but that may change if cases go back up.
We will follow up with you after your request is received.
The goal of IJPC's human trafficking program is to bring visibility to the issue of human trafficking by educating young people, elected officials and the general public about the realities and needs of trafficked people in order to create systemic change. We have five main presentation options for you to choose from at this time, each with the ability to be customized:
1. Human Trafficking 101 (beginner)
-Use the federal definition of human trafficking to equip participants with the ability to determine if a situation is considered to be a form of human trafficking.
-Articulate the diverse ways human trafficking can occur.
-Identify who traffickers are, and how and why they exploit their victim’s vulnerabilities in order to traffick them.
-Empower participants to identify and respond to potential trafficking incidents safely and effectively.
-Encourage participants to get involved and correct false narratives about human trafficking.
2. The Damaging Myths of Human Trafficking (intermediate)
-Articulate the reasons why addressing myths is crucial to ending human trafficking.
-Identify and evaluate sources of data and research available to the public to fact-check human trafficking narratives.
-Practice responding to 10 common myths.
3. How To Be a Good Ally: Practical Things You Can Do to End Trafficking (intermediate)
-Understand personal motivations and self interest
-Create personal awareness of own self
-Learn how to best support survivors of trafficking
-Name ways to take concrete action
4. The "Do's" and "Don'ts" of Human Trafficking Awareness (developed in collaboration with the Public Education and Awareness Committee of End Slavery Cincinnati) - (advanced)
-Identify and assess the effectiveness of frequently used phrases, images, and storytelling techniques in human trafficking awareness efforts.
-Explore best practices in defining the issue and presenting sensitive material.
-Name specific ways advocates can purposefully shift the way we approach human trafficking awareness.
5. Words Matter: Language, Imagery and Storytelling in Human Trafficking Awareness (developed in collaboration with the Public Education and Awareness Committee of End Slavery Cincinnati) - (advanced)
-Identify and critique images and language used in trafficking awareness efforts
-Reframe stories of trafficking to respect the dignity of survivors
-Propose better language, imagery, and storytelling techniques
The ideal length for a presentation is 45-60 minutes. Depending on the time, we can go more in depth and have more meaningful discussion and activities with the audience.
Questions can be sent to Samantha Searls, Program Manager by emailing samantha@IJPCcincinnati.org.