Building Collaboration to Combat Human Trafficking in the City of Toronto Presentations

http://www.fcjrefugeecentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Sapoznik-Keynote-Toronto-Counter-Human-Trafficking-Network-October-28-2013-FINAL-VERSION.pdf                    TOCityCollaboration Roundtable on Human Trafficking Oct 28-2013

Building Collaboration                          An Overview on the Human Trafficking Iniciative

 

Human Trafficking Presentation CBSA          Internationally trafficked persons - challenges and solutions                       SALCO_PPT - 28 Oct 2012-1

Human Explotation                          Internationally Trafficked Persons          Forced Marriage

 

 

 

 

Roundtable Series: Agenda October 28-29

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Objectives:

o   Strengthen the communication and information exchange among stakeholders.

o   Anti-human trafficking model of response for the City of Toronto.

o   Policy recommendations on city and provincial level.

 Roundtable One- 28th and 29th October, 2013

Diverse stakeholders including representatives of the City of Toronto management team, CBSA, OPP, Toronto Police, community agencies and participants will roll up their sleeves and share knowledge and expertise to develop common framework to address human trafficking issues pertaining to the City of Toronto and Ontario.
We would like to ask all participants to reflect on the following questions beforehand in order to have productive session and reach the objectives of the roundtable.
Questions for reflection

  1. What barriers/challenges does your organization/agency face, including barriers/challenges in coordination/collaboration with other organizations in responding to human trafficking case and meeting the needs of victims?
  2. Considering local particularities what responses, interventions, and strategies related to the 4Ps:  Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, Partnership will best address the efforts related to combating human trafficking in all its forms, including labour and sexual exploitation and the emerging gray areas such as forced marriages and why?
  3.  Identify stakeholders that should take part of the holistic response to human trafficking in the city of Toronto.

 2.      Considering local particularities what responses, interventions, and strategies related to the 4Ps:  Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, Partnership will best address the efforts related to combating human trafficking in all its forms, including labour and sexual exploitation and the emerging gray areas such as forced marriages and why?

3.      Identify stakeholders that should take part of the holistic response to human trafficking in the city of Toronto. 

 SPACES ARE LIMITED! Register by sending email at tchtn@fcjrefugeecentre.orgwith your name indicating if attending both days. If attending only one day pleaseSPECIFY WHICH DAY (for catering purposes).

 Payment method:

CREDIT CARD go to Eventbrite ($10+$1.59 on line fee): https://antitraffickingroundtableone.eventbrite.com
CASH or CHECK pay at the door (Lunch will be provided)
Subsidies are available for people who cannot pay the registration fee
For more information contact: Varka Kalaydzhieva at 416
4699754, ext.222 or varka@fcjrefugeecentre.org
The event is funded by the City of Toronto

Press Release: Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network

 Toronto, 10th October, 2013

 City management, Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network, police, human trafficking survivors, community agencies from multiple sectors will gather on the 28th and 29th of October, 2013 for the first in a series of roundtables “Building Collaboration to Combat Human Trafficking in the City of Toronto”.

 The event is organized by the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network comprising of organisations and individuals working towards the elimination of the crime of human trafficking, while facilitating services and protection to trafficked persons through a holistic approach based on human rights and the needs of each individual.

 These are meetings where participants will roll up their sleeves and share knowledge and expertise to develop common framework to address human trafficking issues pertaining to the city of Toronto. The first roundtable will highlight the current strategies and activities undertaken by diverse stakeholders to address human trafficking and the existing gaps in services and protection for trafficked persons. Working group discussions will set the beginning of a response model and protocol to holistically address the complex needs of trafficked persons. The initial roundtable will be followed by two subsequent meetings throughout next year to complete the initiated work.  

 Councillor Paula Fletcher and Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tom will be present along with survivors of human trafficking who will reflect on their experience while in a situation of trafficking and the road to recovery.        

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 The roundtable will take place at the Toronto Harbour Light Ministries, 160 Jarvis St. (at Queen St.) from 9:00 am to 5:00pm.

 Members of the media and the public are invited to attend this informative event.

To accommodate individual media requirements, please contact:

Varka Kalaydzhieva
Anti-Human Trafficking Project Coordinator
Phone: 4699754 ext.226 
varka@fcjrefugeecentre.org

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Anti-human trafficking roundtables: Oct 28-29

The Roundtables series carried out over several months to facilitate the dialogue between multi-sector stakeholders to address the issue of human trafficking in the City of Toronto. The series will begin with an extended roundtable conference that will bring together multi-sector stakeholders to initiate dialogue and begin to develop protocols and promising practices to offer services and protection tailored to the needs of trafficked persons. The initial roundtable will be followed by two subsequent meetings, to work through longer-term goals, new developments and unforeseen challenges.

 Objectives

  • Establish and foster relations between multi-sector stakeholders;
  • Develop model for response and collect promising practices in delivering services and protection to trafficked persons corresponding to the particularities of Toronto area;
  • Initiate policy development on city and provincial level.

 Roundtable One

Day one
Series of panel presentations by multi-sector stakeholders who dedicate their work to counter human trafficking followed by a discussion.

Day two
Working group discussions to initiate a dialogue on policy development and set the stage for the following meetings to work through longer-term goals, new developments and unforeseen challenges.

SPACES ARE LIMITED! Register by sending email at tchtn@fcjrefugeecentre.org with your name indicating if attending both days.
If attending only one day please SPECIFY WHICH DAY (for catering purposes).

Payment method:
CREDIT CARD go to Eventbrite ($10+$1.59 on line fee): https://antitraffickingroundtableone.eventbrite.com
CASH or CHECK pay at the door

Lunch will be provided
(Subsidies are available for people who cannot pay the registration fee.)

For more information contact:
Varka Kalaydzhieva at 416-469-9754,ext.222 or varka@fcjrefugeecentre.org

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The FCJ Youth Network presents: PechaKucha 20×20 Night

Join us for an evening to express our gratitude and celebrate our experiences at the recent Youth Action Gathering in Edmonton, Alberta… Each of us will share how our participation in this event has initiated change in our own lives, as well as those around us. You will see 8 unique and creative presentations that will show you the difference your support has made!

PLACE:  603 Markham Street
DATE:  Thursday September 5th, 6:00 to 8:30 pm
This event is free with food and drinks for sale!

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A legal information training for ESL teachers and settlement workers in schools across Ontario.

The workshops can cover the following issues identified by ESL students:

  1.  Right to work: how to obtaining a work permit, labour regulations, etc
  2. Housing: landlord/tenant, homestay, etc.
  3. Immigration: renewing visas, regularizing, sponsorship, etc.
  4. Health:  access to health, payment, IFHP/OHIP, etc.
  5. Volunteering: finding volunteer work, police checks, etc.
  6. Criminal law (Canadian law, fighting tickets, petty crimes, etc.
  7. Violence (experiences of abuse, child welfare, access to family law, etc.
  8. Discrimination (information for LGBTQ, fighting racism, discrimination, etc.

 We can go to your location or  you can join the trainings we provide at our office.

For more information please contact: Carolina Teves

E-mail: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org
Telephone: 416469 9754 ext 26
www.fcjrefugeecentre.org

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