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2011 Freedom Network Conference

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center 3800 Reservoir RD NW, Washington, DC

The 9th Annual Freedom Network Conference in Washington, DC. Freedom Network is a coalition of service providers across the United States working on the issue of human trafficking. The conference will feature workshops for activists, law enforcement, social workers, lawyers, and other folks who are interested in the human rights-based approach to anti-trafficking work.



Workshop: Working with Immigrant Survivors of Human Trafficking

Catholic University of America 620 Michigan Ave., N.E., Caldwell Hall, Washington, DC

Join Break the Chain Campaign’s Tiffany Williams as she presents “Working with Immigrant Survivors of Human Trafficking” at the Catholic University School of Social Work’s day-long conference on Human Trafficking. She will present the context and challenges facing service providers and some best practices for their work during the afternoon breakout sessions.

Women’s Fast for Families on the National Mall

National Mall at 4th Street near 400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC

Join One hundred women leaders from around the country fasting together to demand fair immigration reform and an end to deportations NOW!

Briefing: World Day Against Child Labor

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430 United States Capitol Complex, Washington, DC

IPS' Tiffany Williams is a featured panelist on congressional briefing by The Child Labor Coalition and The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) to promote the rights of 15 million child domestic workers.

Author Event: Part of The Family?

IPS Conference Room 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

IPS' Break the Chain Campaign hosts author Sheila Bapat to discuss her book on "Nannies, Housekeepers, Caregivers and the Battle for Domestic Workers' Rights."

Brown Bag: Beyond Survival

AFL-CIO Headquarters 815 16th Street, NW, room 7012, Washington, DC

As a member of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, IPS' Global Economy project will launch a new campaign report for organizing to end human trafficking of domestic workers.

Author Event: Household Workers Unite!

Join us for an engaging conversation on black women and work in the U.S. as Premilla Nadasen discusses and signs her new book, telling the stories of African American domestic workers and the little-known history of the domestic worker movement.

Labor Organizing and the Left in Colombia During Dynamic Times

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

The Center for Popular Democracy and the Institute for Policy Studies invite you to a talk with two organizers from SINTRACIHOBI, the union of in-home childcare providers.