HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH

2020 OKLAHOMA EVENTS

Human Trafficking Investigations Training

Host: Cindy Smith

When: Friday, January 10, 2020 // 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: People Inc. Conference Center, 204 J.T. Stites Blvd, Sallisaw, OK

Details: Instructor Agent Mike Snowden with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics will present training on how to spot human trafficking, how to interact with victims and perpetrators of human trafficking, and current laws regarding human trafficking. Open to public. Free event.

Human Trafficking Internet Safety and Empowerment Presentation for Teen Leadership Class at Pivot: A Turning Point for Youth

Presented by: The Dragonfly Home

When: January 14, 2020 // 6:30pm

Where: Pivot (not open to the public)

Human Trafficking 101 Presentation for Palomar: Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center

Presented by: The Dragonfly Home

When: January 15, 2020

Where: Palomar (not open to the public)

Reading of Oklahoma City Mayoral Proclamation

Host: Oklahoma City Council

When: Tuesday, January 21, 8:30 am

Where: City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 200 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102 (MAP)

Details: Mayor David Holt will read the Proclamation declaring Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Oklahoma City.

Human Trafficking Candlelight Vigil

Join the Oklahoma Human Trafficking Task Force for our annual Human Trafficking Candlelight Vigil in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

Host: Oklahoma Human Trafficking Task Force

When: Thursday, January 23, 2020 // Ceremony: 6:00-7:00 pm // Reception: 7:00-7:30 pm

Where: Oklahoma Bar Association, 1901 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 (MAP)

FREE and open to the public.

Human Trafficking Presentation for Maternal and Child Health

Presented by: Unveiled Human Trafficking Training and Consulting + The Dragonfly Home

When: Friday, January 24

Where: Oklahoma Health Department (not open to the public)

Details: Mayor David Holt will read the Proclamation declaring Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Oklahoma City.

6 Nations Human Trafficking Awareness in Indian Country

Host: Six Nations

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 // 10:00am-2:00pm

Where: Osage Casino Hotel – Ponca City, 64464 State Highway 60, Ponca City, OK 74604 (MAP)

Details: Human trafficking awareness event. Free and open to the public.

3rd Annual Red Cord Freedom Gala

Host: The Red Cord

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 // 6:00 pm

Where:Hilton Garden Inn Lawton – Fort Sill and Convention Center, 135 NW 2nd St, Lawton, OK 73501

Details: An evening of silent auctions, dinner and guest speaker Tim Ballard, former Homeland Security Operative, and how he answered the call to combat human trafficking.

Tickets: $25 – Click HERE to order.

Skydance Pedestrian Bridge Lighting

Host: Oklahoma Human Trafficking Task Force

When: Thursday, January 30 at dusk

Where: Skydance Pedestrian Bridge, Oklahoma City (MAP)

Details: The Skydance Pedestrian Bridge will be lit blue in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, for which the official color is navy blue.

Tickets: $25 – Click HERE to order.