Civilian First Responder Event Details – Alpena

Session 1

Do you feel like you don’t know what trafficking is or how it found its way into our communities? This session will inform you of why it is vital for everyone to know the signs of human trafficking. Also hear first hand from a trafficking Survivor as she shares her journey to freedom and bring this topic home in a real way. Come and learn to see the unseen.

Session 2

This session will explore common lures used by sexual predators, discuss trafficking flash points in Michigan, and teach Homeland Security guidelines for Civilian Responders. Interviews throughout the session will include time with law enforcement, teenage traffickers, homeland security, and testimony on how one phone call rescued a woman’s life forever.

Breakout Sessions

You will be able to choose from a variety of Break Out Sessions that will be lead by various professionals involved in the fight against human trafficking. Sessions could include any of the following—Trauma Counseling, Medical, Parenting, Pornography, Law Enforcement, Hospitality, Outreach, or Survivor Testimonies.

Session 3

Find how you can be a beacon of light in the darkness and use your knowledge to see the unseen. This session will help you uncover helpful and appropriate ways to talk to your children about the concerns of human trafficking., as well as how to respond to a human trafficking situation. Come and discover the hope that is ours as we fight against human trafficking.

Event Information


When: June 16, 2018

Where: Word of Life Baptist Church
1900 North Bagley St
Alpena, MI 49707

Time: 9am-4:30pm

Lunch Included

Cost per person: $30