Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in Milwaukee

Domestic violence and human trafficking are at an all-time high in the Greater Milwaukee Area and have been since the pandemic. Domestic violence has been up as high as 800% since 2020 with the homicide rate soaring. Trafficking has been increasing in Milwaukee for years, becoming more pronounced each year in both the city and the suburbs. This talk will provide an overview of domestic violence and human trafficking basics and how they present in the Milwaukee area. The presenter, a high risk advocate for Sojourner Family Peace Center representing most of the suburban areas and occasionally MPD districts, will speak about her first-hand experiences and will share her perspective that these are problems that are not going away without a community response to the issues.

Instructor

Andria De Toro

Andria De Toro has a BA in Psychology from UW Milwaukee and a JD from UW-Madison School of Law. She began as a volunteer for Sojourner as an undergraduate student. After law school, she practiced law privately for one of ... read more

Date: Wed, Mar 13, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Andria De Toro

Fee: $10

Program Number: SPRI:344

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