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Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation
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Mentoring as Prevention for Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Exploitation

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This presentation was delivered on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, as part of the free monthly webinar series Friends for Youth's Mentoring Institute with special guest presenter Emily Turner. …

This presentation was delivered on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, as part of the free monthly webinar series Friends for Youth's Mentoring Institute with special guest presenter Emily Turner.

This presentation will focus on educating ourselves about modern day slavery occurring in our communities and how we can utilize our mentoring programs, mentoring relationships, and community partnerships to raise awareness, generate activism, and think preventively. Our special guest speaker, Emily Turner, will identify modern day slavery and coinciding issues related to victim vulnerability and behavioral risks. This information is vital in understanding all forms of sexual exploitation and how mentoring, as an evidence-based prevention strategy, has the potential to not only decrease demand and rescue those enslaved, but also to prevent youth from becoming involved into vulnerable situations that may contribute to sexual exploitation.

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  • 1. Mentoring as Prevention for Modern DayTransforming lives through the power of mentoring Slavery & Sexual Exploitation
 Friends for Youthʼs Mentoring Institute March 2011 Webinar
  • 2. Webinar Logistics – Adding Comments•  All attendees muted for best sound•  “Raise your hand” to be unmuted – works best for telephone or headset-to-computer connections; please monitor background noise•  Type questions and comments in the question box; responses will either be direct to you or possibly shared with all attendees Sarah Kremer, ATR-BC Emily Turner Friday Night Live Program Director Coordinator Friends for Youthʼs Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency Mentoring Institute Sonora, California
  • 3. Slides posted toSlideShareLink and brief surveyincluded in follow-upemail
  • 4. Human Trafficking Advocacy Through Mentoring Relationships Emily Turner
  • 5. Human Trafficking The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use by force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or a position of vulnerability or of the giving and receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.-US DOJ
  • 6. Breakin it Down … Force  Fraud/ Coercion  Beating  Deceit  Slapping  Threat  Burning  Fear  Assault  Isolation  Rape/ Gang rape  Selling a dream  Confinement  Creating dependency
  • 7. Human Trafficking is … -  Modern day slavery -  Illegal -  Active -  Preventable!
  • 8. Who are the victims?  Undocumented migrant workers  Runaways  Marginalized populations  Attention-needy individuals  Uneducated/ naïve populations  Impoverished/ in debt individuals or populations  Displaced individuals
  • 9. Around the Globe  There are more people  US Dept of Labor enslaved today than at has identified 122 any other time in world history goods produced by  Both sex and labor slaves in 58 slavery happens within countries and across international borders
  • 10. On US Soil  DOJ estimates that   244,000 at risk youth between   Average age of entry 200,000-400,000 into sexual slavery in people are enslaved at US is between 12-14 any given moment years old (both male  Each year, another and female) 14,500-17,500 are trafficked INTO the US
  • 11. Forms of Slavery Sex   Labor  Residential brothels  Home servants  Farm workers  Disguised brothels  Cotton  Strip clubs  Cocoa  Marriage services  Tea/ Coffee  Citrus  Street prostitution  Factory workers  Escort services  Fish/ shrimp vessels
  • 12. Why Humans? High profits   $32 Billion/ year  Demand Cheap labor Resale valueCall + Response clip- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6H9HFpD3azs
  • 13. We Need You. 
 They Need You. An estimated 18 million young people between 6-18 live insituations that put them at risk of not living up to their potential.
  • 14. Why Mentoring? Mentoring evidence-based practices supports effective prevention strategy   Creating long term relationships   Offering opportunities and activities Meeting the needs in at-risk youth population   Belonging   Mastery   Independence   Generosity
  • 15. Basics of a Mentoring Relationship Mentor  Mentee/ Protégé  Adult/ Older individual  Youth/ Younger  Affirming individual  Attentive  Learner  Acquiring knowledge  Has needs  Has expectations
  • 16. What YOU Can Do As A Mentor Talk to your mentee/  Plan an outing with protégé your mentee to Become familiar with observe the red flags and community (with red recognizing signs flags in mind) Talk to your local  Be their friend law enforcement  Be affirming
  • 17. Recognizing the Signs Work & Living Conditions  Not free to leave or come and go  Works excessively long hours/ unusual hours  Was recruited through false promises  High security measures exist in work place
  • 18. Recognizing the Signs Behavior  Is fearful, anxious, tense or submissive  Exhibits unusual behavior around law enforcement  Avoids eye contact  Not in control of their situation  Loss of sense of time  Inconsistencies in stories
  • 19. Recognizing the Signs  Physical/ Mental  Lacks health care  Appears malnourished  Signs of physical abuse or torture  Lacks knowledge of specifics (where she/ he is staying or what town they are in)  No personal possessions or identification documents
  • 20. Programming & Activism Life skills workshops Guest speaker- awareness presentation Advocate for local and national legislation, county or city ordinances Join or start a coalition Movie night & discussion
  • 21. Your program is essential!

  • 22. Resources  Organizations   Not For Sale Campaign (www.notforsalecampaign.org)   Slavery Map (www.slaverymap.org)   Free2Work, Free2Play   Restore International   ECPAT   Free the Slaves   Courage to be You (C2BU)   End Human Trafficking Coalition of the Sierras (EHTCS)   Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)   Emancipation Network   International Justice Mission   Polaris Project
  • 23. Resources
  Books   Half the Sky (Kristof & Wudunn)   Finding Karishma (Bob Goff)   Not For Sale (David Batstone)   Slave Next Door (Bales & Soodalter)   A Crime So Monstrous (Skinner)  Movies   Taken- 2008   Slumdog Millionaire- 2008   Call + Response   Trade- 2007   Not For Sale documentary   Human Trafficking- 2005
  • 24. Human Trafficking Hotline1-888-3737-888
  • 25. For more information or to contact Emily Turner 209-533-1397 x 297 eturner@atcaa.org
  • 26. Questions?
  • 27. Thank you!Slides posted toSlideShareLink and brief surveyincluded in follow-upemail
  • 28. www.mentoringinstitute.org 650-559-0200 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-for-Youth/ 105093182858863 http://twitter.com/friendsforyouth http://www.friendsforyouth.blogspot.com/ http://www.youtube.com/user/FriendsforYouthOrg

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