Human Trafficking Public Forum on 10/28

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Please join elected officials, law enforcement personnel and victims for an important free public forum: The Face of Human Trafficking.

Date: Tuesday, 10/28/2014

Time: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Virginia Western Community College Whitman Theater
Registration: By October 24, 2014 at


Opening speaker:

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.: Congressman Bob Goodlatte


8:45 – 9:30 a.m.: Deanna Wallace – Homeland Security Investigations, DC Office and Andrew Kondisko – Homeland Security Investigations – Resident in Charge of Harrisonburg Office

9:30 – 10 a.m.: Tanya Street – prior Human Trafficking Victim


10:15 – 11 a.m.: Erin Kulpa – Assistant US Attorney & Community Outreach Coordinator

Speakers that will relay information pertaining to local movement in Human Trafficking:
11 – 11:15 a.m.: Gary Clore – Manager, Gang Unit, Department of Corrections
11:15 – 11:30 a.m.: Sgt. William Drake – Roanoke City Police Department

Special presentation regarding the William Douglas Foundation
11:30 – 11:45 a.m.: Christy Spencer – Teacher at William Byrd High School, which received the William Douglas Foundation grant

Question & Answer Panel speakers include:
Keith Farmer – Straight Street
Tanya Street – Human Trafficking Victim
Christy Spencer – Teacher, William Byrd High School
Deanna Wallace – Homeland Security Investigations
Gary Clore – Department of Corrections
Sgt. Drake – Roanoke City Police Department
Erin Kulpa – Assistant U.S. Attorney
Bryan Alphin – Public Affairs Liaison, Congressman Bob Goodlatte, House Judiciary Committee

Closing Speaker:
12:15 – 12:30 p.m.: Judge Philip Trompeter – 23rd District Juvenile Court

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