Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract. We had over 120 abstract submissions.

 
 
 

We will begin accepting abstracts for the 2018 conference in Janurary 2018. 


 

Below are a few examples of possible presentation topics:

 
 

Human Trafficking Topics:

  • Advocacy & Social Action

  • Children and Teen Victims of Trafficking

  • Children of Women in the Sex Industry
  • Coalition Building and Consciousness
  • Domestic Trafficking
  • Drug Addiction and the Sex Trade Emotional Health
  • HIV & other Health Related Risks
  • International Trafficking Intervention
  • Law Enforcement Perspectives
  • LGBTQ Experience
  • Men & Boys in the Sex Trade
  • Neighborhood & Community Responses
  • Paradigms, Perspectives & Policies
  • Personal Experiences in the Sex Trade
  • Programming Models and Funding
  • Raising
  • Social Justice
  • Survivor Experiences and Stories
  • Target Assessment & Effective
  • Violence and the Sex Trade
  • and more…
 

Social Justice Topics:

  • Access to Healthcare

  • Ageism

  • Children’s Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Corporate Oppression
  • Ecotourism
  • Environmental Justice
  • Empowerment
  • Exploitation in the Media
  • Fair Wages/Fair Trade
  • Feminism
  • Food Justice
  • Global Warming
  • Homophobia
  • Human Rights
  • Mass Incarceration
  • Medical Experimentation
  • Pipeline to Prison
  • Police Brutality
  • Poverty
  • Race
  • Sexuality
  • Socio Economic Status
  • and more…
 

Are you a thriver, would you like to share your experience? Have you completed research on topics of human trafficking or social justice? Do you have experience working in the field of social justice or human trafficking? If so, we want to hear from you!

Abstracts must be no longer than 250 words which includes objectives to be achieved in the session. This will provide the conference planning committee with all required information for evaluating and selecting this year's presenters. Abstracts that do not contain objectives will not be considered. Please make sure your abstract is clear, interesting and based on lived experience and/or credible research.

We also request that you submit a brief personal/professional bio of 50 words or less for each presenter. Please include your educational background (if relevant), your experience, and any other information that demonstrates your expertise in the area of which you are presenting. Your bio will be used to secure continuing educational credits for professionals attending the conference and to introduce you in your conference session. Please be aware, if your abstract is selected we may ask for a current resume.

CALL FOR ART

Weaving Threads of Survival Through Hope”

This exhibit will highlight how the arts give visual voice to the issues of social justice and opportunities for positive change.

If you are an artist, please consider creating artwork that speaks to the personal and universal themes of resiliency and hope in social justice.

Thank you to everyone who submitted art. 

Stay Tuned for the 2018 Art Application!