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Human Trafficking: What It Is and How it Impacts the Disability Community - Shared screen with speaker view
Sara Bovat (she/her/hers)
03:49:21
Thanks for your patience, everyone! The presentation will be up soon!
Rebecca Valladares (She/Her)
03:51:02
exploitation
Celeste Prince
03:51:06
sexual extortion
Karen Bessette
03:51:09
slavery
Betty Sodir
03:51:09
slavery
Jenny Bartos
03:51:11
Trauma
schevallier
03:51:12
violence
lorim
03:51:13
selling children
Lisa Gessler
03:51:23
exploitation and prostitution
katherine baldwin
03:51:23
abuse
cammienaylor
03:51:27
forced servitude, sexual exploitation
Mike Zachary
03:51:37
Slavery
Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
03:51:40
unpaid or drastically underpaid work of any kind in isolation
Rodney Raschke
03:51:43
slavery and sexual exploitation
HeatherPelle
03:51:44
kidnapping, exploitation, abuse
Ted Houdek
03:51:45
Child sexual abuse.
Roselyn Duong
03:51:47
Hello everyone! when I think of human trafficking I think of exploitation, imbalanced power dynamics, trauma
Kate Grim
03:51:53
exploitation
Roselyn Duong
03:52:00
labor exploitation
Jenny Bartos
03:52:49
Grooming
Lindsay Greenwald
03:52:50
financial exploitation of adults with disabilties
Catherine Register-Riggle
03:53:16
Housing people with disabilities or elderly in deplorable conditions in order to attain their benefits’ funds.
Roselyn Duong
04:08:04
foster youth as well
Roselyn Duong
04:16:47
Thank you for the helpful infographic on the diversity of disabilities
Nancy Phillips, LCSW (she/her/hers)
04:24:51
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Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
04:24:56
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Kate Grim
04:30:36
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Roselyn Duong
04:33:59
Thank you for discussing barriers to reporting, this is really important to address, especially for service providers who have a responsibility to address equity and access to reporting
Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
04:34:51
Ditto Roselyn.
Roselyn Duong
04:38:24
I agree, that's not enough time
Roselyn Duong
04:39:07
Especially considering the trauma and harm to those trafficked
Roselyn Duong
04:41:01
Thank you for such helpful information!
Lindsay Greenwald
04:45:29
GA passed a Benefits Trafficking statute in 2018 with a 1-20 yr. sentence that can be added on to the usual at-risk abuse charges (also 1-20 yr. sentences). While the perpetrators usually plea for lower sentences, the added Benefits Trafficking charge has the potential for much heavier sentences!
Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
04:47:40
Huh, Lindsey, I wonder if my state (Michigan) has a similar Benefits Trafficking statute.
Virginia Knowlton Marcus
04:49:01
Were they in Kansas?
Virginia Knowlton Marcus
04:49:53
Sounds like the book: The Girl Who Cried Wolf by Nancy Jensen
Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
05:00:46
Ericka, I work for CIL here in Michigan. How do you go about screening for trafficking with your consumers? Can you give some specifics?
Rebecca Valladares (She/Her)
05:01:15
Can you touch on COVID and how that has impacted service delivery and increased vulnerabiities during this time of lockdown, unemployment, etc.?
Susan Kahan
05:03:17
The Adult Advocacy Centers in Ohio are looking for collaborators on supporting the reintroduction of the Crime Victims with Disabilities Act. If you or your organization are interested, contact Katherine Yoder at kyoder@adultadvocacycenters.org
Melissa Machac (She, Her, Hers)
05:04:35
Yes, and thank you Ericka and Jody. This was so great!
Sara Bovat (she/her/hers)
05:05:51
And for those who are acquiring CEUs, I’m about to take a screenshot of the participant list. For disclosure if you see me doing that on my screen :)
Christy Cormier
05:08:15
Thank yall