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Public Hearing on Labor Trafficking

November 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Little Hoover Commission will examine California’s role in identifying and combatting labor trafficking and assisting victims/survivors of this type of crime.



Introductory Comments

1. Toni Atkins, President pro Tempore, California Senate

Perspectives from Labor Trafficking Survivors and Service Providers

2. Angela Guanzon, Survivor Advocate

3. Renuka Zellars, Survivor Advocate

4. Jamie Beck, President and Managing Attorney, Free to Thrive

Introduction to Labor Trafficking

5. Colleen Owens, founder and CEO of THE WHY; former Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute

6. Kathleen Kim, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School

Lessons from the Field: How Local Governments are Combatting Labor Trafficking

7. Summer Stephan, District Attorney, San Diego County

8. Nancy O’Malley, District Attorney, Alameda County

9. Lynette Gonzales, Deputy District Attorney, Fresno County

10. Anh Truong, Supervising Attorney, Sex & Labor Trafficking Unit, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office

Looking Ahead: What is Needed to Strengthen California’s Response to Labor Trafficking?

11. Kay Buck, Chief Executive Officer, The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

12. Jean Bruggeman, Executive Director, The Freedom Network USA


November 21, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Little Hoover Commission
(916) 445-2125


San Diego Central Library
330 Park Boulevard Shiley Special Events Suite
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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