of Southern Colorado

10th Annual
Human Trafficking Symposium

The Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado hosted its 10th annual symposium on Saturday, October 28th at Kathryn Mohrman Theater, Armstrong Hall, Colorado College 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (MDT)

DISRUPTION! was an opportunity for members of our community to dive deep into topics surround sex trafficking in our area, and look at ways we can be a disruption to this crime in our community.



8:00 Human Trafficking 101 with JoAnn O'Neil - MA, LPC, NCC

9:00 Introduction and Welcome with Betty Edwards - Task Force Founder

9:20 10 Years of Progress - The Road to Disruption, Nola Theiss - Executive Director, HTAP (Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships)

10:00 Disrupting the Cycle of Victimization, Jennifer Gosko - Victim Advocate for the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office

10:35 Disruptive Education - The Need for Anti-trafficking Curriculum
Panel: Chris Burns - School Resource Officer
Jeffrey Yocum - Vanguard School
Chris Stadler - FBI Innocence Lost Task Force

11:20 BREAK - Refreshments provided

11:55 Disruptive Hope: Survivors to Leaders, Mary Durant - Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking

12:40 Disrupting the Status Quo: Porn, Prostitution, and Public Policy, Dan O'Bryant, Shared Hope International

1:25 A Call to Disruption Kelly Dore - Survivor, Executive Director of the Colorado Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition, Shared Hope International Ambassador

1:45 Closing Remarks, Roger Patrizio, Chairman of the Board - Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado


Information and Vendor tables from the following organizations will be set up in the lobby for participants to enjoy: Sarah's Home, Restore Innocence, Freedom and Grace, Purnaa, Shared Hope International, Extended Hands of Hope, Yobel Market, Unveiled Ministries, Lydia Ministries, Zonta, Urban Peak, LCHT (Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking), Sak Saum

ART DISPLAY by Free Our Girls

We are grateful for our generous sponsors -

Touching the World
Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy
Integrity Bank and Trust
Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area
Kairos Coffee
Ent Credit Union
Colorado College

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Last revision date: October 30, 2017