January 9, 2015 – California Attorney General Kamala Harris will give the keynote address at the 2014-2015 UCLA Law Review Symposium, “Examining the Roots of Human Trafficking and Exploitation,” on Friday, January 30th at 11:30 a.m. at UCLA School of Law.
The symposium, which will be held January 29-30, 2015, will address the historical causes and legal dynamics of exploitation and the state and federal responses to sex and labor trafficking, including Harris’ efforts against these problems in California, which is one of the nation’s top destinations for human trafficking.
More than 45 speakers in the fields of law, medicine, social work, sociology and public health will speak at the conference. The event will also feature multiple trafficking and exploitation survivor leaders, including UCLA Law alumna Carissa Phelps ’07, a sex trafficking survivor and founder of Runaway Girl, which assists survivors of human trafficking.
For more information about the event and a complete list of panelists, visit the UCLA Law Review website.