August 26, 2014

Public Forum on Human Trafficking

A public forum on human trafficking, hosted by the County Executive’s Human Trafficking Task Force (HTTF), will be held on Wednesday, September 10 at 7 p.m., at the Council Office Building, Third Floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville.

The HTTF was appointed by County Executive Ike Leggett to explore possible new County legislation to combat human trafficking, raise awareness of the forms human trafficking takes in the County and review ways to improve services provided by the County to victims of trafficking.

For more information about the hearing, or to be placed on the speakers’ list, call Mike Subin in the Office of the County Executive at 240-777-2530 or Lori Lee-Savage, 240-777-2522. The speakers’ list is limited to 25 speakers, with three minutes allotted for individuals and five minutes for organizations. Speakers are asked to provide 15 copies of their testimony at the forum.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event. If these or other services or aids are needed to participate in this activity, call 240-777-8302 or MD Relay 711 or email a request to chickona.royster-edwards@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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