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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 6, 2017

U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer to Participate in Human Trafficking Panel Discussion with Department of Justice Employees On Monday in Washington, DC To Commemorate National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida will join the “Human Trafficking: Preventing the Crime, Prosecuting the Perpetrators, Protecting the Survivors” panel discussion with U.S. Department of Justice employees to commemorate National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in Washington, DC on MONDAY, JAN. 9, AT 1:00 P.M. EST. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will deliver opening remarks.

AG Loretta Lynch and panel members speaking to audience
USA Wifredo Ferrer at podium

WHAT: A panel discussion on human trafficking with department employees to commemorate National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month at the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

WHO: Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to deliver opening remarks

 

Panelists:

 

U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite of the Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. Attorney Carole Rendon of the Northern District of Ohio

Director Hilary Axam of the Civil Rights Division’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit

Acting Director Marilyn Roberts of the Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime

 

WHEN: MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017

            1:00 p.m. EST

 

WHERE: Department of Justice

            7th Floor Conference Center

            950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

            Washington, DC 20530

            OPEN PRESS (Media Gather Time: 12:00 p.m. EDT; Final Access: 12:50 p.m. EDT)

            LIVESTREAMED AT: HTTPS://WWW.JUSTICE.GOV/LIVE

 

NOTE: Media should RSVP to press@usdoj.gov. Questions regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at press@usdoj.gov or (202) 514-2007. All media will use the main visitor’s entrance on Constitution Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets. All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials.

Updated January 10, 2017