June 18 – Men Standing Against Trafficking

Men Standing Against Trafficking
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Human Trafficking is happening here in our own backyards.  As the men of Los Angeles, we’re not willing to let it continue.  Stand up for the voiceless.  Stand against the abusers. Stand together as protectors of the innocent. Stand. It’s that simple.

We meet the 18th of each month at trafficking hotspots across LA.  REGISTER HERE

June 18 we are meeting at MacArthur Park where Wilshire meets South Park View. Pre-arranged parking details will be sent prior to event. We stand from 10 pm-11:18 pm.  One hour and 18 minutes of silent witness.

  • 9:00-9:30Arrive, find parking, check in, sign banner & get event T-shirt (if desired)
  • 9:30Quick orientation in park at SE corner of Wilshire and South Park View
  • 10:00-11:18Stand at designated location
  • Walk back to cars and go home

Half the proceeds will be used to resource organizations within the hotspot area and half will be used to continue the fight across LA.

Wear a white shirt and jeans to demonstrate your solidarity. While we prefer for advance RSVP’s for planning purposes you are welcome to just show up on the night of as well if you are able! Event t-shirts will be available for purchase at the event. Event is open to only to men 18 and over.


Friday, July 18th – Hollywood

Tuesday, August 18th- Long Beach

Saturday, September 18th – South LA

Starts at: 9:30pm Place: Wilshire and South Park View (Edge of MacArthur Park)
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June 5 – Film Screening: Trade

Film Screening:
June 5, 2015

Building H

Please join us in the free screening of this important 

movie depicting the real story of human trafficking 

with a discussion to follow.

Shown in conjunction with the current 

exhibition at Angels Gate Cultural Center 

galleries and grounds: Hidden in Plain Site –creative referendums developed by a

team of concerned artists in order to raise awareness of and help thwart human trafficking.

Angels Gate Cultural Center 

3601 S. Gaffey Street  San Pedro, CA 90731


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March 6 – 7 ENSURE JUSTICE Conference – Vanguard University


Coordination + Collaboration
Capacity + Compassion

What’s your role in the plan? 


12:30 pm – Registration Opens***

2:00 pm – Plenary 1 – Coordination – Panel Presentation

3:45 pm – Plenary 2 – Collaboration – Dr. Kirsten Foot + Panel

5:00 – 6:15 pm – Dinner Break (On your own, on site cash option available)

6:30 pm – Plenary 3 – Compassion Night – Dr. Jo Anne Lyon + Vanguard University Worship Team (Open to the community – FREE)

8:00 pm – Close of Day 1

***Lunch is NOT included on Friday, March 6.


8:30 am – Coffee & Networking

9:00 am – Plenary 4 – Capacity – Dr. Sandra Morgan

10:20 am – Workshop Set 1 (Five Workshop Tracks: Prevention Curriculum, Recovering Victims, Health, Church Engagement, and Spanish Tracks)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Lunch (included)

12:30 pm – Workshop Set 2 (Five Workshop Tracks: Prevention Curriculum, Recovering Victims, Health, Church Engagement, and Spanish Tracks)

2:00 pm – Plenary 5 – Latest Research in Human Trafficking – Cascading presentations of cutting edge research

4:00 pm – Plenary 6 – Collaboration Challenge + Closing

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September 11 – SOLD Film Screening + Q&A

Join the Global Center for Women and Justice and the More Priceless Than Diamonds Luncheon Committee for a special screening of 

SOLD: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade
with Q&A with Director/Producer Jody Hassett Sanchez

Watch the trailer here.

SOLD: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade
Thursday, September 11
6:30 p.m.
Lido Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Click Here to Register!

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August 7 – LBHTTF meeting Thursday, 8/7/14 at 11:30-12:30

We wanted to remind you of our upcoming Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force meeting this Thursday.

Date: Thursday, August 7th
Time:  11:30 -12:30 PM
Location: First Lutheran Church, 905 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA (in the undercroft in the main sanctuary)Please find our agenda here.

Please find the most recent Human Trafficking Legislation (Federal and State) List compiled by Crittenton here.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Thank you!

Mission: The LBHTTF is a multidisciplinary, survivor-centered, collaborative community effort by law enforcement agencies and community-based organizations to combat human trafficking by identifying, rescuing and empowering survivors and assisting in the prosecution of traffickers.

Vision: LBHTTF strives to be a community-based entity that provides unparalleled resources/services to the victims of human trafficking through collaboration and cooperation of all the partners.

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May 15 – Avoid the Trap – Human Trafficking Awareness

Guest Speakers Rachel Thomas, Dr. Barbara Hernandez, Psy.D LMFT and LBPD Lieutenant Dan Pratt discuss the effects and prevalence of modern-day slavery on our youth. There were over 1,300 child cases reported in the last two years in California.

Thursday, May 15
7:00 to 8:30 pm
Poly High School Auditorium
1600 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813

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