October 10, 2018


Clearing Criminal Records for Survivors of Human Trafficking 

When: Friday, November 16, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Center for Family Justice , 735 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604

What: The American Bar Association Survivor Reentry Project offers this free training to service providers, case managers, and advocates who provide direct services to survivors of trafficking and commerical sexual exploitation.This training will explore the impact of criminal records on trafficking survivors' ability to move forward in their lives. Facilitators will take participants through Connecticut's law on vacating convictions for survivors, the legal  steps required to vacate a conviction, and resources for obtaining criminal histories. The training will also familiarize participants with the Survivor Reentry Project's resources for advocates and survivors and connect service providers to a national network of attorneys working on criminal history advocacy for survivors. 

Cost: Free

Speakers: Jessica Kitson, Managing Attorney at Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

                       Kate Mogulescu, Lead Attorney, Survivor Reentry  Project  and Director Criminal                            Defense & Advocacy Clinic, Brooklyn Law School 

Sponsors: Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence 

                        Victim Rights Center of Connecticut 

To RSVP, please email Angela Schlingheyde at aschlingheyde@centerforfamilyjustice.org 

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