Human Trafficking Webinar Series - The Impact of Bias, Inequities, and Injustices in Supporting Students Impacted by Human Trafficking

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- Add to Calendar 2022-06-29 15:00:00 2022-06-29 16:15:00 Human Trafficking Webinar Series - The Impact of Bias, Inequities, and Injustices in Supporting Students Impacted by Human Trafficking Description Since 2020, the U.S. Department of Education has conducted a webinar series to address the growing response of America’s schools to child trafficking. The series draws attention to the important efforts underway in our nation’s education community to address both sex and labor trafficking.   On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar in this series, The Impact of Bias, Inequities, and Injustices in Supporting Students Impacted by Human Trafficking.  Date: Wednesday June 29, 2022 Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm EDT The values, beliefs, and stereotypes we all have affect how we perceive our world and the people in it. Unfortunately for all of us, sometimes these can become biases. For educators, this potential is incredibly critical as it could result in misinterpreting behavior and providing insufficient or inappropriate supports. For example, one’s bias could result in missing important cues from students that indicate they are involved in human trafficking. This webinar will share how bias affects the identification and support of students involved in human trafficking; provide suggestions on how we can lessen the impact of bias, inequities, and injustices in this work; and offer some examples of techniques, practices, and policies that help ensure a more equitable approach to supporting students impacted by human trafficking. Speaker/Panelists Ruth Ryder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education  Dr. Jacquelyn Meshelemiah, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University  Lugine Gray, MS., Region 1 Youth Trafficking Coordinator, Louisiana Alliance Children Advocacy Centers   Tanya Gould, Lived Experience Expert   Webinar Materials The recording will be posted to this event page a day after the webinar. Speaker bios and slides will be posted here the day of the webinar.  Speaker bios (Coming Soon!) Slides (Coming Soon!) Recording (Coming Soon!) Transcript (Coming Soon!) Registration You must register to participate in this presentation.  Register More Information For more information and resources, visit the following webpages dedicated to human trafficking: ED’s Human Trafficking webpage; the U.S. Department of State’s Human Trafficking webpage; and the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Trafficking Persons’ webpage.   To view previous webinars in this series, go here. To offer questions for consideration by the speakers on this webinar, email them to ncssle@air.org with “Webinar Question” in the subject line.  Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Description

Since 2020, the U.S. Department of Education has conducted a webinar series to address the growing response of America’s schools to child trafficking. The series draws attention to the important efforts underway in our nation’s education community to address both sex and labor trafficking.  

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar in this series, The Impact of Bias, Inequities, and Injustices in Supporting Students Impacted by Human Trafficking

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2022

Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm EDT

The values, beliefs, and stereotypes we all have affect how we perceive our world and the people in it. Unfortunately for all of us, sometimes these can become biases. For educators, this potential is incredibly critical as it could result in misinterpreting behavior and providing insufficient or inappropriate supports. For example, one’s bias could result in missing important cues from students that indicate they are involved in human trafficking. This webinar will share how bias affects the identification and support of students involved in human trafficking; provide suggestions on how we can lessen the impact of bias, inequities, and injustices in this work; and offer some examples of techniques, practices, and policies that help ensure a more equitable approach to supporting students impacted by human trafficking.

Speaker/Panelists

  • Ruth Ryder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education 
  • Dr. Jacquelyn Meshelemiah, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University 
  • Lugine Gray, MS., Region 1 Youth Trafficking Coordinator, Louisiana Alliance Children Advocacy Centers  
  • Tanya Gould, Lived Experience Expert  

Webinar Materials

The recording will be posted to this event page a day after the webinar. Speaker bios and slides will be posted here the day of the webinar. 

  • Speaker bios (Coming Soon!)
  • Slides (Coming Soon!)
  • Recording (Coming Soon!)
  • Transcript (Coming Soon!)

Registration

You must register to participate in this presentation. 

Register

More Information

For more information and resources, visit the following webpages dedicated to human trafficking: ED’s Human Trafficking webpagethe U.S. Department of State’s Human Trafficking webpage; and the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Trafficking Persons’ webpage.  

To view previous webinars in this series, go here. To offer questions for consideration by the speakers on this webinar, email them to ncssle@air.org with “Webinar Question” in the subject line. 


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