FBI Birmingham
Public Affairs Officer Paul E. Daymond
(256) 885-3632
August 16, 2018

Human and Labor Trafficking

A Conference on Law Enforcement and Civil Rights, September 16 and 17, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, AL—The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Birmingham Division, will sponsor their annual conference on human and labor trafficking on Sunday, September 16 and Monday, September 17, 2018.

On Sunday, September 16 at 3:00-7:00 p.m., the public is invited to a program at the 16th Street Baptist Church that includes discussion of labor and sex trafficking and a tour of BCRI. The tour will include the photography exhibit, “Foot Soldiers: Profiles in Courage: Then and Now” by Chester Higgins.

The conference continues Monday, May 17 at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute with training sessions for community leaders from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.. The first part of the day (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) will focus on sex trafficking while the second part (1:00 - 5:00 p.m.) will concentrate on labor trafficking. The training is free but registration is required at www.bcri.org or www.bcri.org/fbi-conference-2/.