Date/Time: 
06/17/2008 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location
Address: 

1800 G Street NWSuite 2201 (G/TIP Conference Room)

City: 
Washington
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Description: 

Members of the Liberia and Sierra Leone staff of Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST) , a coalition of faith-based groups, will be on-hand to share insights on how collaboration has been the key to their success. From partnerships with local government to referral systems with other NGOs, each will describe how establishing and nurturing relationships between agencies has helped broaden their reach. Both the projects in Sierra Leone and Liberia are aimed at raising public awareness, while bringing together village groups, service providers and law enforcement. Presenters will discuss the programs’ progress, challenges, and lessons learned. Other members of FAAST will be on hand to provide additional looks into the challenges and opportunities of FAAST projects in post-war settings.

Speakers include:

Trafficking Survivor Ruth Kamara, Community Affairs Officer for the Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Sierra Leone.

Wellington Kollie, Project Manager for Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Liberia

Janet Nickel, Project Coordinator for Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Liberia

To confirm your attendance, please RSVP to Mark Forstrom at ForstramMA@state.gov by noon, Monday, June 16th. Building security requires proof of valid photo identification to enter the building.

Date/Time: 
05/08/2008 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location
Address: 

1800 G St, NW, 2nd floor, INL Conference Room, Suite 211

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Description: 

Brownbag Speaker: Talmage Payne, CEO, Hagar Cambodia

Hosted by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008

Time: 12:15 - 1:30 PM

 Hagar Cambodia CEO Talmage Payne will give an overview of the organization’s work with abused, destitute, and trafficked women and children in Cambodia. Hagar provides short and long term recovery services, literacy education, soft skills pre-employment training, and vocational skills training. Upon recovery, most women have their first formal work experience in one of three Hagar businesses. Special emphasis will be given to how these programs facilitate the recovery and rehabilitation of survivors of trafficking.

Location

810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States
Phone: 202-307-0765
Fax: 202-307-5849

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Date/Time: 
03/08/2011 (All day) to 03/11/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
CARE
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
CARE
Contact Phone: 
(877) 394-3747
Contact Email: 
nationalconference@care.org
Description: 

The CARE Conference will be held March 8-10, 2011, in conjunction with the 100th Celebration of International Women's Day and CARE's 65th anniversary!
Join us as CARE as they recognize the work of women worldwide who have made a difference during the past century, and speak out on behalf of women and girls who need advocates like you.
The CARE Conference & International Women's Day Celebration will unite hundreds of CARE supporters -- individuals, partner organizations, major donors and corporate partners. Participants will come together as part of the movement that is bringing hope to millions of poor women, families and communities around the world.
At CARE's conference, participants will learn why CARE places women and girls at the heart of our efforts to fight poverty. When equipped with the proper resources, women rise to overcome the great challenges they face. Every day women are leading the way for lasting change for all.

Location

415 Michigan Avenue, NE, Suite 150
Washington, DC 20017
United States
Phone: 202-635-2556
Fax: 202-635-2649

Online

Location

Children's Bureau/ACYF 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
United States
Phone: 800.394.3366

Online

Phone/Fax

Toll-Free:
800-394-3366
Date/Time: 
01/25/2010 (All day) to 01/27/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW

City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
22202
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Child Welfare League of America
Description: 

Children 2010: Leading a New Era

Child welfare professionals will offer sessions on a variety of topics, including foster care, adoption, juvenile justice, crime prevention, early intervention, and mental health. The conference also provides interactive workshops and technology demonstrations to educate the child welfare community.

Date/Time: 
03/31/2011 - 5:15pm
Location
Address: 

 Senate Side Lawn
(Across from Capitol steps, Constitution Ave.)

City: 
Washington, D.C.
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Senator Lisa Murkowski and the Alaska Congressional Delegation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kristi Williams
Contact Phone: 
202-224-6665
Contact Email: 
Kristi_Williams@Murkowski.Senate.gov
Contact Website: 
http://www.murkowski.senate.gov
Description: 

You are invited to participate in the Choose Respect rally tomorrow, beginning at 5:15 pm at the Senate Side Lawn of the Capitol.  The event is part of a 55-community march in solidarity against sexual abuse and domestic violence, to stand up against the unacceptable epidemic of violence in Alaska, and bring healing and justice to victims and survivors.  The message of the Choose Respect campaign is simple – “You are not alone, and you are not to blame.”

Location

740 15th Street NW American Bar Association
Washington , DC 20005
United States
Phone: 202-622-8690
Fax: 202-662-8698

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