Stop Human Trafficking in the Conejo Valley

A Conejo Valley Interfaith Education Forum

Hosted by Temple Adat Elohim, Ascension Lutheran Church and the Conejo Valley Women’s Interfaith Network.

  • Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion for profit.
  • Did you know that Human Trafficking happens in the Conejo Valley?
  • Attend this important education forum to learn about the issue of Human Trafficking, what it is, how to recognize that it is happening, and what you can do to stop it.

Welcome: Jacqui Irwin, Assembly member for California’s 44th District
Moderator: Eric Harrison, President & CEO United Way of Ventura County
Panelists include:

  • Detectives Nick Odenath and Aaron Grass, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Special Crimes Unit
  • Christan Perez, HEART Program at Interface Children & Family Services
  • Vicki Frederick, Community Relations Coordinator, Forever Found
  • Andrea Haney, Senior Deputy District Attorney, Ventura County


(The event is free, but RSVPs are required for planning purposes. Thank you.)

Please bring an item to help trafficking survivors into freedom by supplying items for “welcome” bags. Items are for girls and boys under 18 years of age and adults. They should be new and unopened, and not branded with hotel names.

• Toothpaste and toothbrush
• Shampoo and conditioner (small or full size)
• Body Wash/Soap
• Shaving Gel (no razors!)
• Lotion
• Deodorant
• Chapstick
• Cleansing Cloths/Moist Towelettes/Wipes
• Feminine Products (Tampons/pads)
• Tissues
• First-Aid Kit
• Hard candy
• Snack bars (Clif, Luna, etc.)

Clothing items in sizes XS, S, M, L. XL, or XXL (male/female, youth/adult) are also helpful. They should be new with tags and cut conservatively.Socks, Flip-flops, T-shirts (assorted sizes), Lounge pants (assorted sizes), underwear including sports bras (assorted sizes).