December 11, 2009

Wyden Briefing to Shed Light on Human Sex Trafficking Crisis

Leading Experts to Offer Insights and Advice on Workable Solutions

Washington, D.C. - On Monday, December 14, 2009, at 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST), U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will hold a briefing with leading experts on the issue of human sex trafficking to inform Congressional staff and media on the issue as he works to develop legislation.

Who: Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the State Department, and Chair of the inter-agency human trafficking Senior Policy Operating Group

Libby Spears, filmmaker - Director of "Playground" - documentary film on sex trafficking

Rachel Lloyd, Executive Director, Girls Educational and Mentoring Services

Bradley Myles, Deputy Director, Polaris Project

Sgt. Byron Fassett, Dallas Police Department, High Risk Victims and Trafficking squad

Dave Johnson, FBI Section Chief, Violent Crimes Section, Innocence Lost project

What: Briefing on human sex trafficking

When: Monday, December 14th, 2009, 2:00 pm

Where: 226 Dirksen (Judiciary Committee hearing room)