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2018 SFCAHT Annual Conference: Collaborative Solutions to Combating Human Trafficking

  • California State Building, Milton Marks Conference Center 455 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco, CA US (map)

Join us September 25th for a full day conference with law enforcement, businesses, survivors, service providers and volunteers as we explore good practices and policy solutions in anti-human trafficking collaboration. Learn about effective partnerships and innovative programs aimed at eradicating modern-day slavery across the Bay Area. Share your experience and network with other professionals and volunteers fighting this heinous crime.
-- MCLE / CEU credits available --
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Featured Speakers

  • London Breed, Mayor of San Francisco

  • Hon. Teri L. Jackson, San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge 

  • Panagiotis Papadimitriou, United Nations Office for Drug and Crimes, Anti-Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Unit

  • Phil Ting, California Assembly Member, District 9

  • Alex Tse, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California

  • Hon. Susan Breall, San Francisco Superior Court Judge

  • Sarai Smith-Mazariegos, Executive Director, S.H.A.D.E. Movement 

  • George Gascon, San Francisco District Attorney 

  • Anne Kirkpatrick, Oakland Police Chief

  • Toney Chaplin, San Francisco Assistant Police Chief

  • Dr. Emily Murase, Director, SF Department on the Status of Women

  • Sharmin Bock, Alameda County Assistant District Attorney in Charge of HEAT (Human Exploitation and Trafficking)

  • John Vanek, San Mateo County Human Trafficking Program Coordinator

  • Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director, Coalition on Homelessness

  • Dr. Gena Castro Rodriguez, Director of Victim Services, SF DA's Office

  • Russell Wilson, Anti-Trafficking Expert, Consultant & Researcher

Stay tuned for more information on speakers and presenting agencies.

The conference program includes:

Morning Plenary Sessions

  • International Collaboration to Counter Human Trafficking

  • Priorities in Legal and Law Enforcement Collaboration

  • Local Community Collaborations

Afternoon Breakout Sessions*

  • Criminal Justice Collaboration

  • Collaboration in Survivor Assistance and Protection

  • Collaboration on Advocacy and Prevention

  • Collaboration in Cases with International Element

    *At registration, please indicate which breakout session you plan to attend

Click HERE to download the flyer.

Please RSVP and get your tickets by September 21 at:

Admission is free for students and human trafficking survivors. To register under this option, please e-mail