Hope and Healing Event – May 24, 2023 at 6:30pm
Please join us to celebrate the incredible healing journey of those who have been trafficked. This event will showcase the resiliency, hope, healing of survivors, and their opportunity to share their stories creatively through art.
All proceeds from the auction will go directly to the artists themselves, and all ticket donations will support the work of the Ottawa Coalition to End Human Trafficking.
Boys and Men Anti-Human Trafficking Training – May 30, 2023 at 12:00pm
This free 3-hour anti-human trafficking training is hosted by A New day and co-facilitated by Steven Procopio and Jose Alfaro. Steven Procopio is a licensed independent clinical social worker trainer, consultant and therapist for males with complex trauma. His expertise is in childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. In addition, Steven brings extensive experience in public health, focusing on HIV/AIDS, homelessness and youth services. Steven has implemented innovative initiatives supported by demonstration projects on HIV from the U.S. Department of Education, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and community-based AIDS service organizations. Jose Alfaro is a consultant and Lived Experience Expert on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, Public Speaker, Author, Advocate and Activist. He has worked with several anti-human trafficking organizations around the globe to spread awareness of trafficking, specifically within the LGBTQ+ Community and among males. He has been featured in several publications and has worked with law enforcement, DHS and the DOJ.