of Southern Colorado


September 2018 - Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
5:30 - 7:00 pm

First United Methodist Church, Room 21, Basement
420 N Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Our guest speaker was Autumn Burris, Founder/Director of Survivors for Solutions.

Autumn Burris is a dedicated and passionate leading expert and international speaker with over twenty years experience in combating commercial sexual exploitation in all forms. As the Founding Director of Survivors for Solutions and a survivor of multiple forms of commercial sexual exploitation and violence against women, Ms. Burris utilizes her lived experiences and expertise as an influential and invaluable force in effectuating public policy reform, delivering training and presentations, and fostering positive change and social and political recognition to exploited individuals.

Ms. Burris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/Public Policy with minor Human Rights from the University of California, San Diego. As a subject matter expert, her public policy advocacy experience includes the United Nations, British Parliament, legislative work at the federal level, written and verbal testifying on multi-state legislation. She has served as an expert witness in federal trafficking cases.

Ms. Burris' experience includes educating offenders-Sex Buyers and Traffickers. She is currently an Expert Consultant with the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, a Peer Reviewer with the Office of Justice Programs, an Advisory Council Member for Justice At Last and a member of SPACE International.

                    Our meetings are open to organizations and individuals who are interested in stopping
                    Modern Day Slavery, especially in our community.

                    For meeting information, please contact:
                    Roger Patrizio, Chairman info@ht-colorado.org
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