Friday, October 6, 2017 | 8:15am - 4:00pm | Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

The #StopThisTraffic Conference is designed to equip law enforcement officials, social workers, counselors, psychologists, youth pastors, medical professionals and community workers to effectively understand, intervene and provide treatment for victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation. 

This year's keynote speaker is Rachel Lloyd, Founder and President of GEMS (Girls Educational & Mentoring Services). She will be sharing her experience with human trafficking, recovery, and survivor leadership.

A panel of local experts will discuss how community members can take action to #StopThisTraffic. The panel includes:

  • Nikeidra DeBarge, Manasseh Project Coordinator
  • Carmen Kucinich, FBI Victim Specialist
  • Ashley Anderson, Wedgwood's Manasseh Project Trauma Recovery Center Clinician
  • Sarah Moultrie, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Clinical Nurse Specialist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  

Local artist Pamela Alderman will have a Pop-Up Gallery of her piece "The Scarlet Cord" and talk about her interactive healing installation.

More information about the program and speakers


Before 9/13 - $50           After 9/13 - $75

Registration ends Wednesday, September 27, 2017.


Tickets include: conference admission, continental breakfast, lunch, and snack, and admission into Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park during breaks and after the conference.

If you are intersted in CE's for attending the conference, please email

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Thank you to our sponsors

Craig Tamlyn

Crime Victim Foundation

Gary Raterink