Posted by: BPSOS | October 6, 2008

In the News: VAVA, ISC Host Conference on Anti-Trafficking Movement

Kelly Ryan, deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Population, Immigration and Refugees at the US Department of State, mapped out her bureau’s efforts at the Pennsylvania conference. Click here or the image above to read the department’s annual report on trafficking worldwide.

October 6, 2008: Professors, students, local officials, community activists, and religious leaders gathered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania last week for an anti-human trafficking conference organized by the Vietnamese-American Voters Association (VAVA) and the International Service Center (ISC).

Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang, the executive director of Boat People SOS, delivered an impassioned talk on human exploitation for labor and sex. Asian Fortune magazine’s coverage of the event, which attracted nearly 100 participants, can be found by clicking here.

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