WA State NOW unites with help from the Seattle NOW and Thurston County NOW Chapters for an empowering series throughout June featuring educational webinars, film screenings and insightful film panels!

JUNE 24, 2020: 6:30 PM – 8: 30 PM PST
Module 4: Prevention & Action 4 Advocacy – Graduation

Goals: Overview of Prevention Training Programs for both the public and for various businesses and schools. Review of WA supportive coalition and foundation prevention community networks. Legislation advancements in prevention and further protections for victims. Discussion on loopholes and new ideas to further the expedited prosecution of traffickers. Inspiration & Action for Advocacy.

Featured Speaker: Kyra Doubek, WA Trafficking Prevention (WTP) 501.c3

Kyra is the Executive Director of WTP WA Trafficking Prevention 501.c3 and has over a decade of nonprofit leadership and advocacy experience in Washington, championing the movement to end exploitation and increase services for human trafficking survivors. Throughout Kyra’s career she has led crucial anti-human trafficking initiatives with the Port of Seattle, Attorney’s General Office, and various state and local task forces. She built instrumental relationships with federal and local law enforcement, developing protocols and partnerships to increase unity and enforcement across sectors. Kyra has served on the board of Renton Youth Advocacy Center and the Organization for Prostitution Survivors – OPS 501.c3. A survivor herself, Kyra experienced firsthand the commercial sex landscape in WA. After exiting “the life” Kyra joined the movement to end commercial sexual exploitation.

Featured Speaker: Kelly McCaughey, Shared Hope International 501.c3

Kelly is the Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager at Shared Hope International 501.C3 in Vancouver, WA. Kelly supports and manages volunteers, both locally and nation-wide, serves as a community educator on domestic minor sex trafficking, and heads Shared Hope’s internet safety initiative. Kelly’s passion as an advocate for youth experiencing sex trafficking began as an undergraduate student at Azusa Pacific University, where received her BA in Sociology. While there, she focused her studies on the production of images of child sexual exploitation as a form of trafficking in the U.S. Kelly also served as a lead intern at a global anti-trafficking organization, where she managed volunteers and advocates across the world, as well as assisting in the planning and execution of two global campaigns to spread awareness about human trafficking and Kelly leads Shared Hope International

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