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Dottie Laster Special Guest at San Antonio Business Alliance Event

San Antonio Business Alliance (SABA) is hosting an event, Building a Better Community Mixer, being held Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 6:30pm-9:30pm CT. The event will be held at MA Harpers Creole Kitchen, 1816 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78208. Tickets are free to the public, but to register CLICK HERE. Dottie Laster, human trafficking advocate and Executive Director of Heidi Search Center will be a special guest along with artist, musician and community advocate, Anthony C. Edwards, and County Commissioner, Ramon Costas. The featured speaker is City Councilman, Alan Warrick with a update about economic development in San Antonio. Members of the community are urged to attend to learn from each of the guests about their individual contributions to the betterment of San Antonio, a growing and vibrant city. Celebrating and highlighting the accomplishments of these individuals, the event will recognize the educational, artistic, business, and civic achievements of  public servants who create and direct programs for the benefit of the citizens of San Antonio. San Antonio Business Alliance (SABA) is a business development and marketing platform organization whose …

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Dottie Laster Appears on Crime Time with Vito Colucci

One of the best podcasts featuring crime related topics is Crime Time with Vito Colucci heard live on Sundays at 11pm EST. Colucci prides himself in creating interesting conversations with top notch people in their fields. Dottie Laster and her work combatting human trafficking was the subject for the latest broadcast. Listeners will learn her background and how she became involved with the issue, literally overnight, after an encounter with a speaker at her college, St. Mary’s. Laster quickly became immersed with setting up events and conferences within the school to further the dissemination of information about human trafficking to her peers. She then went on to work at creating coalitions, task forces, and worked directly with the Department of Justice developing law enforcement training programs. The conversation is then led towards the type of victims who fall prey to traffickers and Laster’s role in the rescue and restoration of hundreds of victims. She offers advice to young people and parents on what to look for, and how easy it is to be trapped without knowing …

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Dottie Laster Speaks to Girls of Destine

Girls of Destine Director, Lisa Blakes, has invited Dottie Laster to speak at the regular meeting on Saturday, February 16 about human trafficking. The mentorship program is designed to minister to the needs of young ladies ages 10-17, an age group that many traffickers prey upon, and assist them to becoming responsible teens guided into healthy relationships with others. Through a complete understanding of human trafficking it’s hoped that the young girls in attendance will come a way with the information needed to prevent themselves, and their peers, from being lured into the hands of those who are out to harm them. By learning to recognize the warning signs and red flags that most traffickers exhibit, the girls will be informed at their level of understanding and learn to make wise decisions if ever confronted. The Girls of Destine program is designed to minister to the needs of young ladies ages 10-17.  At this pivotal time in their lives, girls will experience an enormous amount of change in a short period of time.  As a result, there are …

The Roth Show: Dottie Laster Explains Human Trafficking

 Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano each Wednesday BROADCASTING AT A NEW TIME!  7-10Pacific, 10-1amEastern Human Trafficking, also known as Modern Slavery, Sex Slavery or Human Bondage, has made it’s way across the United States, into large cities and rural communities as well. We can no longer ignore its existence or thinking that it only happens overseas. As our young daughters and sons are being lured by promises of big money, independence from parents, or to live the “pimpin” lifestyle, we are finding them in brothels, cantinas and even in neighborhoods that would be the least suspect to harbor criminal activity. Not only is there trafficking of humans for the sex trade, but we see deplorable conditions for migrant workers in agriculture, restaurant and hospitality industries, again, lured to the land of plenty with promises of a better life. Founder of Laster Global Consultants, Dottie Laster, is the Anti-Trafficking Coordinator for the Bernardo Kohler Center and is an accredited representative recognized by the Bureau of Immigration Appeals under BKC. She is a …