Alabama Human Trafficking Summit Happening Tomorrow

HUNTSVILLE, AL – The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force will host the 6th Annual Alabama Human Trafficking Summit on Friday, January 31 from 9 AM – 4:45 PM at Renaissance Montgomery Hotel Convention Center (201 Tallapoosa St Montgomery, AL 36104). A record 485+ expected.
The Human Trafficking Summit will highlight the “TraffickingFree Zone” initiative, 100+ Human Trafficking Awareness Proclamations issued by towns & cities, and the launch of a statewide billboard campaign. A Survivor Panel Discussion will feature 3 female & 1 male survivor of human trafficking. Breakout Sessions will address Law Enforcement, Faith Based, Medical, Service Provider, Legal, & Education responses to human trafficking.

The following presenters and speakers are confirmed:
Joe Scaramucci – Detective, McLennan County Sheriff’s Office (TX)
Pat McCay – Chair, Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force
Darren Beams – Lieutenant, Tuscaloosa Police Department
Ali Perron – Office Coordinator, A21 Campaign
Pamela Casey – District Attorney, Blount County
Adrian Carpenter – Chair, Renew Hope
Chris Ziebach – Founder, Camille Place
Carolyn Potter – CEO, The WellHouse
Donna Armstrong – Executive Director, Hope Haven
Doug Gilmer – Resident Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations
Teresa Collier – Intelligence Analyst, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency
Amy Wagar – AL State Director, Trafficking Hope
Sara Laster – Founder, Budding Hope Ministries
Dr. Melissa Peters – Medical Director, Children’s of Alabama CHIPS Center
Jan Bell – Executive Director, Children’s Policy Council of Jefferson County
Sallye Longshore – Director, Alabama Department of Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention
Lynn Bius – Executive Director, Alabama Network of Child Advocacy Centers
Greg Zarzaur – Attorney at Law
Robin Wilburn – Child Labor Supervisor, Alabama Department of Labor
Shelly Johnson – Counselor, Shelby County Board of Education
Jordan Giddens – Community Engagement Coordinator, Children’s Policy Council of Jefferson County
Lynn Caffery – Executive Director, Safe Harbor Youth
Dixie Shannon – Peer Advocate, The WellHouseAudrey Jordan – Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama
Dr. Gary Warner – Director of Research in Computer Forensics, UAB
Jim Phillips – Compliance Intelligence Officer, Regions
Chris Lim – Project Director, AL Uniform Integrated Human Trafficking Initiative

The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force was established in 2014 and meets once a quarter at the Alabama State House. Meetings are open to the public. For more information about the Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force or the Alabama Human Trafficking Summit, please visit, like us on Facebook at, or follow us on Twitter @enditalabama.

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