The Intersection of Child Trafficking and Child Welfare: Lessons for Strengthening Systems and Children’s Rights
by Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD
This year’s lecture will be presented by Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD, Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago.
The event begins at 4:00 p.m. in the UIC Student Services Building, Rooms A, B and C, 1200 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607.
Ms. Kaufka Walts’ career has centered around protecting the rights of children, including serving as Executive Director of the International Organization for Adolescents, managing the Counter-Human Trafficking project at the National Immigrant Justice Center, providing expert testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law, and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, and serving as an appointed member of the American Bar Association’s Human Trafficking Task Force and their Commission on Youth at Risk.
A reception with beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be held immediately after the lecture.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required – see below.
One CE credit is available (with a $5.00 processing fee).