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Dottie Laster, human trafficking

Dottie Laster Presenting at Coastal Bend Coalition Against Modern Day Slavery 3rd Annual Symposium

  On Friday, April 11, 2014 Dottie Laster will be speaking to an audience of law enforcement, health care providers, CPS personnel, mental health service providers, social workers, and citizens at the 3rd Annual Coastal Bend Coalition Against Modern Slavery Symposium being held at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. The event will be from 9-4 (Central time), registration begins at 8:30 am. A day to exchange information to raise awareness and educate about the issue of human trafficking, the symposium also wishes to provide solutions and tools to combat the injustice of modern slavery in the Coastal Bend region of Texas. “Make no mistake-human trafficking is not just a global problem. It is a national crisis-one that every parent, every teacher, every policymaker, and every law enforcement official must work to understand-and must help to address.” Eric Holder US Attorney General – April 2012 Dottie Laster has spent over 10 years in the effort of the anti-human trafficking movement nationally, and in her home state of Texas. She is the co-founder of the San Antonio, Texas Coalition …

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Dottie Laster: Human Trafficking Education with Texas League of Women Voters

On Thursday, January 17th,  the League of Women Voters of Comal, Texas will host Dottie Laster leading an educational workshop on human trafficking issues within the state of Texas and the nation at the Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 South Access, Canyon Lake, TX. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  While the mission of the League of Women Voters is to encourage government participation and voting, it also serves to educate members and the public on issues important to, not only the country and state, but also local communities in an effort to shape policies for the betterment of all. “At the state organization level, the LWV-TX has adopted the topic of human trafficking as a new study for 2013-14 to be conducted by the local Leagues prior to forming a consensus and publishing the League’s position paper on the issue.” says organizer, Phyllis Walther.  It’s hoped that through the study of the issue, established facts …

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Exploring the Issue of Human Trafficking with Dottie Laster and Betty Houbion

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE Two of the nation’s leaders in the battle against human trafficking, Dottie Laster and Betty Houbion are special guests on the show this week for a frank discussion about the issue. One of the fastest growing global crimes is trafficking in human slavery, whether in the sex trade, agriculture or hospitality industry, human beings are being bought and sold. Dottie Laster and Betty Houbion are two dynamic women who have taken on the cause of rescue and restoration of trafficked victims through education, training, and passing much needed legislation to prosecute this crime. Dottie Laster, founder of Laster Global Consulting has worked with many law enforcement agencies throughout the country, educating and training officers, advocates, and concerned citizens about human trafficking. She has worked with the US Dept. of Justice and assisted in creating task forces in several …