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Human Trafficking

Yale alum Lori Cohen to speak in Houston

Hannah's Vision 2016: Fighting human traficking in Houston 
For those who care about humans sold into sexual slavery and agricultural, domestic, and factory labor: 
A discussion of Human Trafficking in Houston featuring Yale graduate Lori Cohen (Calhoun '85, Yale Law School '89) as one of the panel speakers. The event is presented by the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW); Yale guests may sit together.
Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016, 2  - 4 pm
Place:             Congregation Beth Israel, Gordon Chapel
                5600 N Braeswood, Houston 77096   
No charge
RSVP required by January 27. To RSVP, go on line to http://ncjwhouston.org/events and scroll down to "Hannah's vision..." 
Special Thank You to Scott Cantor for organizing this event!
About Lori Cohen:
Lori Cohen is the director of the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at the Center for Battered Women's Legal Services at Sanctuary for Families. She represents immigrant and domestic victims of human trafficking and conducts training sessions for law enforcement, legal and health care professionals and social service providers.  Lori has spoken widely in both the United States and in Mexico on identifying trafficking and providing victim services.
In September 2013, Lori was a featured speaker at the White House Conference for Civil Society Leaders to eradicate modern day slavery. She is a frequnt contributor to news reports on trafficking, including the New York Times, The Jewish Daily Forward, the Jewish Telegraph, The Jewish Week, the NY Daily News, and Telemundo.
Prior to joining Sanctuary for Families, Lori taught Immigration Law at the University of Michigan Law School. After graduating from Yale Law School, she clerked for the Hon. Consuelo B Marshall in the U.S. District Coury, Central District of California.  

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