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The Skagit County Coalition Against Trafficking is hosting an event for healthcare workers, educators, law enforcement, social services, and youth leaders at the Swinomish Casino on Tuesday, March 8th at 8:30 AM.

In addition, an informative presentation for parents and grandparents, friends and neighbors, is scheduled for that evening at 7:00 PM at the Burlington-Edison High School.

Featured speakers for this event are as follows:

  • Noel Gomez--trafficking survivor and co-founder of the Organization for Prostitution Survivors.
  • Peter Qualliotine--designer of the "john school" curriculum and co-founder of the Organization for Prostitution Survivors and Men's Accountability.
  • Erik Bauer--Criminal Justice Attorney suing Backpage on behalf of three trafficked minors.
  • Paul Nielsen--Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Skagit County.

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