Vista, CA –January 2019… The North San Diego County Human Trafficking Collaborative Meeting was held at the United Methodist Church in Vista hosted by Soroptimist Int’l of Vista & North County Inland (SIVNCI).
Members attended the first meeting of 2019 and heard from Victim Specialists for the FBI, Brady Finta, Le’Jeane’ Ellis, and guest speaker, Stephen Valdivia.
The guest speaker, FBI Victim Specialist, Stephen Valdivia, works directly with victims identified on cases being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in San Diego County, including North County. Mr. Valdivia provides victim assistance for FBI cases being investigated in Imperial County and in the FBI’s Honolulu Division which includes Hawaii, Guam, Saipan (CNMI) and American Samoa. Victim Specialist Valdivia is a member of the FBI’s Victim Services Response Team where he, and other trained FBI personnel, are prepared to board a plane to respond to incidences of mass casualties.
On Friday, March 1, 2019, 6- 8 pm Yusef Miller, Mosques Against Trafficking. will be honored as a Mission Hero at the STAT (Soroptimists Together Against Trafficking) salutes our Mission Heroes, Location of event is Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, Roetter Hall, 4321 Eastgate Mall, UTC, San Diego. Registration bit.ly/heroes2019.
The North San Diego County Human Trafficking Collaborative is a diverse group of individuals and community organizations committed to eliminate human trafficking and modern day slavery. Their mission is to raise awareness of human trafficking, provide a platform to share information, improve services, educate ourselves and the public, and advocate for policy and legislation related to human trafficking.