The April 25-26 event will be staged by Project Always, a nonprofit law firm. Here is how they describe themselves:
“Project ALWAYS is a nonprofit law firm committed to providing free legal services and system reform advocacy to empower homeless children and youth and survivors of sex trafficking. Working through referrals from our social service partners, we help clients lift the legal barriers that stand in the way of opportunity, security, and self-sufficiency.”
At the site, you can read more about the Arizona firm, including its founding by attorney January Contreras and its leadership by former Judge Barbara Mundell. The Project also receives support from the Hickey Family Foundation and the Project’s fiscal sponsor, the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education.
The training is titled Human Trafficking 101, and it covers immigration, criminal and civil remedies available to survivors of trafficking.
As the organizers say, the training includes “an in-depth overview of the legal issues facing victims of human trafficking, including criminal victim witness advocacy issues, immigration benefits, and civil remedies. Participants don’t have any registration fees, but must agree to take on one trafficking pro bono case. Register online here under “News and Events,” or contact January Contreras at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26th 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
3030 N. 3rd St.
8th Floor Auditorium
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Online, by end of business Monday, April 21Follow @azatty