NORWOOD – The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office is hosting its first Human Trafficking Summit this week on Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17.
The two-day conference hosted Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will provide attendees with tools and information to help address human trafficking in Massachusetts.
The summit is expected to draw 200 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and victim advocates who investigate and prosecute human trafficking cases, along with direct service providers from organizations across Massachusetts, to share recent case work, discuss best practices, and highlight effective collaborations.
Following Healey’s welcome, Audrey Morrissey, Associate Director & National Survivor Leadership Director of My Life My Choice, will provide opening remarks.
On Friday, Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will provide a welcome for the second day of the summit.
The 2-day summit will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood.
Sessions during the two-day summit include:
- Perspectives on Connecting with Survivors
- Promoting Men’s Accountability to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation
- Conversation on Labor Trafficking
- Intersection of Addiction and Exploitation
- Moving Forward Together – Innovations that Advance our Practice