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Dottie Laster, Northwest Vista College, Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking Comes to College

“Human Trafficking Comes to College” On Tuesday, March 5, 2014 Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas hosts human trafficking expert, Dottie Laster for three class sessions at the Cyprus Campus Center, room 121-122, 3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78251. The sessions will be held at 9:30am, 11:00am, and 2:00pm. The classes are free and open to all students, faculty, and the public. Contact Carlos Lopez by telephone at 210-486-4604 or email clopez19@alamo.edu for details. Human Trafficking is invading our country, and especially our college campuses. Raising awareness and educating the public about the dangers of human trafficking has been a mission for Dottie Laster for over 10 years. Her involvement in the movement led to the rescue and restoration of hundreds of victims from all over the country who would still be living in bondage in the commercial sex industry, labor servitude, and modern day slavery. Laster is the co-founder of the San Antonio, Texas, Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the past Administrator of the Orange County, California, Human Trafficking Task Force …

Dottie Laster Featured Guest on Hope4 Today with Lynn Kindler Mar 2 at 1:30ET

This show features intimate conversations with interesting and eclectic “ambassadors of hope” from across the world. Tune in each week to hear how empowering hope one day at a time can change the world. Listen LIVE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hope42day Dottie Laster, an “ambassador of hope” to those caught in the trap of human trafficking around the world will appear as the featured guest of host, Lynn Kindler, on Friday, March 2.  Dottie is one of the nation’s noted consultants on human trafficking, working with law enforcement and families alike.  She has been involved in the rescue and re-integration of over 200 victims of trafficking, as well as trained over 5000 law enforcement officers on the intricacies of this worldwide epidemic. Dottie Laster was chosen to be trained and certified by the Department of Justice to conduct training sessions across the United States. She is the Anti-Trafficking Coordinator with the Bernardo Kohler Center, and is an accredited representative recognized by the Bureau of Immigration Appeals under BKC. She is also on the advisory board of the Frederick Douglas Family Foundation. She …

Dottie Laster Speaking to Class at Northwest Vista College February 8

Northwest Vista College has once again invited Dottie Laster to speak about the issue of human trafficking. One of the classes led by Professor Joanne Nilson Tartalone are creating PSAs about human trafficking and the best one will be broadcast on local, and hopefully national networks. She has also been invited back to the college to be one of several judges to make the determination which PSA is the best. Dottie Laster’s position with YMCA International in Houston afforded her the opportunity to meet victims of war and genocide and she was captivated by their urge to survive. She was appointed an original member of the U. S. Attorney’s Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance, a human trafficking task force often noted as a model for the nation. As a part of this task force, she trained over 5,000 police officers and worked directly with adult and child victims. Laster has become a nationally recognized expert in the field of human trafficking. She has been trained by the Department of Justice to educate law enforcement on human …