Since 2010 over 600 victims of human trafficking have been identified and connected to services by Fresno EOC Central Valley Against Human Trafficking project partners serving Fresno, Kings, Kern, Madera, Merced, and Tulare counties. We are proud to stand together as the Central Valley Freedom Coalition to raise awareness in honor of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Get involved by participating in events throughout our Central Valley.

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Upcoming Events

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January 8 @ 6:00 PM
City of Clovis Proclamation 
City Hall, 1033 5th St, Clovis, CA 93612
Join the City of Clovis, Fresno EOC’s Central Valley Against Human Trafficking, and the Central Valley Freedom Coalition as January is proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. For more info email: cvaht@fresnoeoc.org.

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January 9 @ 9:00 AM
County of Fresno Proclamation
Hall of Records, 2281 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA
Join the County of Fresno Board of Supervisors, Fresno EOC’s Central Valley Against Human Trafficking, and the Central Valley Freedom Coalition and as January is proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. For more info email: cvaht@fresnoeoc.org.

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January 25 @ 1:30 PM
City of Fresno Proclamation 
City Hall, 2600 Fresno St, Fresno, CA
Join the City of Fresno, Fresno EOC’s Central Valley Against Human Trafficking, and the Central Valley Freedom Coalition as January is proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. For more info email: cvaht@fresnoeoc.org.

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January 11, various time slots available
Stop Traffic to Stop Trafficking

Join representatives from organizations a part of the Pledge to Stop Trafficking in Fresno and Madera on the streets to raise awareness and funds that will provide direct service to local victims of sex trafficking. More info at www.pledge2stoptrafficking.org.

January 13, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
Food for Thought: A panel discussion on labor trafficking in recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month and the Lions Worldwide Week of Service to Fight Hunger
Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817
Learn what YOU can do to help identify and connectlabor trafficking survivors to resources. RSVP online by Jan 11

January 16, Doors Open 5:00 pm, 6 pm event starts
The Fight Continues – Community Discussion about Human Trafficking
Koinonia Church, 12536 Hanford-Armona Rd. Hanford, CA
Join various community partners in a discussion at Koinonia Church on Human Trafficking. More info: Contact Champions (559) 772-8144 or vhernandez@championsrecovery.org

Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno

January 25, 8:30 am – 11 am*
Catholic Charities in partnership with Community Food Bank
149 N. Fulton Street, Fresno, CA
Fresno Resource Fair at the Healthy Neighborhood Market. Drop by Catholic Charities Healthy Neighborhood Market (where over 500 families are provided healthy fruits and vegetables) to pick up literature and get educated by local service providers on the risk-factors of human trafficking and how to get help. *Please note that clients begin lining up for services as early as 6:00 am. 

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January 27, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
SacPOST: Sacramento Poster Outreach 2 Stop Trafficking
Sacramento, CA
Learn more and to register. Registrations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018. Pre-registration is required. Must be at least 18 years old to participate. For questions, email stopslavery@openingdoorsinc.org or call L. "Rico" Ozaki at (916) 492-2591 ext. 229

January TBD
Community Human Trafficking Awareness Event 
Bakersfield, CA
Join Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking in an event to raise awareness. More info at www.kcaht.org.

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January TBD
American Crime Movie Screening 
College of the Sequoias, Media Theatre
Join Family Services Supporting Tulare County and Tulare County’s Taskforce on Human Trafficking in a screening of American Crime’s episode on human trafficking to raise awareness and discuss how community partners are addressing human trafficking in Tulare County.

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Tuesday, January 30, 6 pm - 9 pm
Human Trafficking 101
Crosspoint Church, 2518 N. Cedar, Fresno, CA   Join Central Valley Justice Coalition to get educated with an introductory course on modern day slavery. Register at www.justiceco.org/ht101

Other Follow-Up Events:

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February 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Human Trafficking 201
 
Crosspoint Church, 2518 N. Cedar, Fresno, CA
Join Central Valley Justice Coalition to gain a deeper understanding of the issue of human trafficking both locally and globally. HT101 is a prerequisite. Register at www.justiceco.org/ht201

March 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central Valley 9th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking: Be Free “Restoring Hope”

Clovis Veterans Memorial District 
Register Here

For More Information on events email cvaht@fresnoeoc.org or call 559-263-1379.