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AABANY co-sponsors: FALA NY Human Trafficking CLE Panel
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AABANY co-sponsors: FALA NY Human Trafficking CLE Panel

11/21/2016

When: 11/21/2016
6:30-8:00pm
Where: Phillips Lytle LLP
620 8th Ave, 23rd Floor
New York, New York  10018
United States

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Check in at 6:30
Program at 7:00 p.m.

FALA NY human trafficking CLE panel open to attorneys (for CLE credit) as well as community leaders.

The panel aims to shed light on the impact of human trafficking on Asian-Pacific Islanders, with special attention to Filipino trafficking victims.  The panel will discuss what constitutes human trafficking (under the Trafficking Protocol of 2000 adopted by the UN, as well as American laws), challenges facing human trafficking victims in the United States, legal barriers to obtaining effective and timely assistance, and abuses of the relevant laws in civil litigation.  The panel will also discuss areas for reform and advocacy, including the potential impact of proposed legislation.Moderator:  Amanda K. Kramer, Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she serves as the Office’s Human Trafficking Coordinator. 

Speakers:

  • Hon. Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Xyza Cruz Bacani, a photojournalist who has been featured in the New York Times and other publications, in part for her work featuring victims of human trafficking
  • Concepcion A. Montoya, Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Please email info@falanewyork.org to RSVP!

This CLE is FREE for paid FALA New York Members, AABANY Members, and those who do not want CLE credit.  For all others, the CLE will be $20*.  Similar programs can cost over $200, so don't miss out!

*AABANY CLE Financial Aid Policy:
•Unemployed: Full scholarship
•Income up to $15,000: 75% Discount
•Income $15,000 to $30,000: 50% Discount
•Income above $30,000: No Discount

Income is based on the adjusted gross income (AGI) of the latest income tax return filed. The participant may select unemployed status regardless of previous year's AGI if they are currently receiving unemployment benefits or have accepted a severance package.

 
 

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