Join us for a Live discussion via Periscope to discuss human trafficking and domestic abuse in the immigrant community
Thanks for willing to join us for an information packed Live discussion on human trafficking and domestic abuse in the immigrant community using the book, Imprisoned: The Travails of a Trafficked victim via Periscope on October 30 with Rita Apaloo.
Rita Apaloo is a passionate strategic communications professional specializing in multicultural communication, education and outreach to engage traditionally under-served communities. She currently works with African-born and immigrant communities to develop partnerships with and provide education to organizations, groups and individuals and also designs and implements health programs for adults and youth.
Rita has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, a Mini Masters in Business Communication and is a Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM). She was Founder and President of African Women Connect (AWC), a one-of-a-kind networking and relationship-building organization for African immigrant women in the Twin Cities that served women originally from over 20 African Countries.
Passionate about community engagement work, Rita is involved in various projects, especially around issues of women’s rights.
Rita Apaloo will be joining us on October 30 to share how she uses the book, Imprisoned: The Travails of a Trafficked victim in her work to generate discussion and learning around culture, healthy relationships, intimate partner violence, and human trafficking, among other things.
In this information packed broadcast, you will learn:
- How to get help when you find yourself in an abusive relationship as an immigrant.
- How to identify yourself, friend, or client as a victim of domestic abuse or human trafficking.
- Who to trust or reach out to for help without your abuser or trafficker finding out.
- How to get help without jeopardizing your safety among your community members.
- How to break the cultural barrier to get help.
- How to provide effective services while faced with cultural barriers.
- How to recognize who the victim really is when the police are called out in the immigrant community.
- How to effectively recognize your immigrant client as an attorney.