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Implementing the Safe Harbor for Exploited Youth Act: Opportunities and Challenges
Monday, January 25, 2010 6 PM - 8 PM


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Walk-in registration is still available. please arrive early for registration.

The Safe Harbor Act establishes a presumption that children under 18 who have engaged in prostitution are victims of sex trafficking. Responsibility is placed on the state and local governments to provide housing and other services. Panelists working with sexually exploited youth will discuss the challenges and opportunities that must be faced in implementing the statute by the April deadline.

Moderator:
KARENNA GORE SCHIFF, Attorney; Author, Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Shaped Modern America

Speakers:
HON. GLADYS CARRION, Commissioner, NYS Office of Children and Family Services; HON. JOHN MATTINGLY, Commissioner, NYC Administration for Children’s Services; HON. EDWINA RICHARDSON-MENDELSON, Administrative Judge, NYC Family Courts; RACHEL LLOYD, Founder and Executive Director, GEMS (Girls Educational and Mentoring Services); HON. WILLIAM SCARBOROUGH, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Children and Families; LORI ISKOWITZ, NYC Corporation Counsel, Family Court Division; KATHERINE MULLEN, Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice

Free CLE Credit provided. Please register online