Community Day of Action 2014

(For Immediate Release)
April 3, 2014

Community Day of Action to End Human Exploitation and Trafficking

WHO: Nancy E. O’Malley, Alameda County District Attorney
Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Councilmember, District 3
Amba Johnson, Alameda Family Services Executive Director

WHAT: Kick-Off Event for Community Day of Action: An event to inform businesses and establishments about new law (SB 1193) requiring the posting of information about human trafficking and a walking campaign to distribute the SB 1193 poster. (A copy of the Poster is attached here.)

WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014
1:30 to 2:00 p.m. Kick Off and Comments by Officials

(Immediately following the press conference, media is invited to photograph/film the delivery and posting of a flyer at Halftime Sports Bar.)

WHERE: Kick Off and Comments by Officials: Rene C. Davidson Courthouse Front Steps
1225 Fallon St., Oakland CA 94612

Delivery and Posting of Poster: Halftime Sports Bar
316 14th St, Oakland CA

WHY: Victims of human trafficking often do not know where to turn to for help and community members may not know where to report suspicious situations involving human trafficking. A new California law, SB 1193, requires certain public and private entities to post anti-trafficking notices that include telephone hotlines to seek help or report unlawful activities. Under the leadership of DA O’Malley, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has created a poster that complies with all mandates of the new law and is available for use by all businesses, both those required to post as well as those wishing to become involved in the effort to end the epidemic of human exploitation and trafficking.

Contact: DDA Teresa Drenick
(510) 272-6280
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office

Posted on Apr 3, 2014