Human Trafficking Happens Here:
Understanding Exploitation in Watsonville
El Tráfico Humano Occure Aquí:
Conferencia para entender la explotación en la Ciudad de Watsonville
Human trafficking is happening in Watsonville. Come learn how our to be a part of the solution.
Tráfico humano está ocurriendo en Watsonville. Venga y aprenda cómo ser parte de la solución.
Saturday/Sábado May 4/Mayo 4, 2019
Cabrillo College in Watsonville
318 Union St, Watsonville, CA 95076
Our keynote speaker will be Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman
Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman, is the Senior Program Coordinator for the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network at the International Rescue Committee in Seattle.
Suamhirs graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Masters in Psychology, he has years of experience developing curriculum and providing training on trauma informed care, mental health, human trafficking, evidence-based practices and more to a diverse range of audiences.
Suamhirs’ professional experience also includes direct services to vulnerable youth, program management, policy advocacy around foster care and human trafficking, and co-coordination of the National Survivor Network.
As a male survivor and an expert in behavioral psychology, Suamhirs has been an active consultant for the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, subject matter expert Consultant for the Department of Health and Human Services National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistant Center, The International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators and is a member of the National Council for Community Behavioral Health.
He was appointed by President Barack Obama to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking and has worked with the UN and Vital Voices to develop curriculum and training on engaging men in gender-based violence initiatives.