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Human Trafficking in My Backyard? Yes, in Your Neighborhood!

Join the Sisters of St. Joseph for this very important session on human trafficking in our area.

Hear from experts:

  • How does it happen here?
  • How can you spot it and stop it?

Beaver County Anti Human Trafficking Coalition presents Human Trafficking The Global and Local Perspective.

This event if for agency leaders in:

  • law enforcement
  • social services
  • faith-based groups
  • health
  • government/justice
  • school counseling

Out guest speakers are Mary Burke, Ph.D., founder and director of Project to End Human Trafficking and Denise Holtz, special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Event details

When – MARCH 20, 2012 • 12:30 – 3 pm

Hosted by – Sisters of St. Joseph

Where – Medaille Hall • 1020 State Street • Baden, PA 15005

For more information, please visit the Beaver County Anti Human Trafficking Coalition Facebook Page, or call Sister Jeanette Bussen at 724-869-2151 ext. 6247.

Speaker Bio’s 

Dr. Mary Burke
Dr. Mary Burke is a faculty member in the Psychology Department at Carlow University where she is the Director of Training for the Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Burke’s commitment to social justice and equity is manifest in her research, teaching, and activism. Currently she represents the Association for Women in Psychology on the United Nations Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations Committee on Mental Health. Dr. Burke collaboratively founded and directs the Project to End Human Trafficking. This U.S.-based non-profit group works regionally, nationally, and internationally to raise awareness about the enslavement and economic exploitation of human beings.

Special Agent Denise Holtz

Special Agent Denise Holtz is a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Pittsburgh Division. She began her career with the FBI in 1997 in Virginia and following completion of training at the FBI Academy, she was assigned to the Pittsburgh Division.  Her investigative responsibilities have included:  fugitives, bank robberies, interstate transportation of stolen property matters, crimes against children, public corruption, and civil rights.  She is currently assigned as Pittsburgh Division’s National Center for Analysis of Violent Crimes Coordinator.  Special Agent Holtz is also a certified FBI instructor.


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