Is your organization interested to learn more about domestic human trafficking? Our Awareness Presentations will equip and empower your team to engage in Indiana’s effort to combat this issue. We offer a variety of presentations so that you can choose what best suits the needs of your audience.
How much does a presentation cost? Ascent 121 requests an honorarium appropriate to the scope of your event. As a non-profit agency, funding is critical to our success. At the close of all presentations we ask the audience to make a contribution to our survivor services fund.
Ascent 121 is an accredited provider of Continuing Education for Behavioral Health and Human Services professionals.
Trafficking of Minors in Indiana
A forty-minute presentation plus Q&A that provides an overview of the issue as well as an introduction to our agency. It gives the audience a better understanding of the realities of trafficking in Indiana and explains the on-ramps available for them to join our organization as volunteers. This content is appropriate for general audiences over age 13.
Lunch & Learn
A brief, twenty minute introduction to domestic trafficking plus some time for questions and answers. This presentation is intended for adult audiences and does not use any audio visuals. Handouts will be provided for your guests who wish to learn more about this issue.
Human Trafficking Awareness
A one-hour session designed to provide training for social service and child welfare employees, law enforcement, juvenile justice officers and other professionals serving high risk teens.
Chosen (by Shared Hope International)
A one-hour curriculum for teens or adults. A short video tells the story of two All-American teens who were skillfully targeted by traffickers and manipulated into the commercial sex market. Following the video our presenter will lead a group discussion. This content is designed for adult or teen small groups, youth groups or school audiences. View Chosen trailer.
In Plain Sight: Stories of Hope And Freedom (by Abolition International)
A documentary film that tells the story of six abolitionists around our country that have opened long term restorative care homes. It shares how God has worked in and through these homes to restore women and teen girls to healthy lives. In Plain Sight can be used in homes with small groups or in church venues with larger audiences. Following the video we will give a 15 minute overview of Ascent 121 and explain the on-ramps available for the audience to get involved. Movie trailer is available at www.InPlainSightFilm.com
Bodies Are Not Commodities (by A21 Campaign)
A five-session curriculum for teens that is designed for use in high schools during the school day, for youth groups or small groups, or for teens in juvenile detention facilities. Session topics include: How Has Slavery Evolved, What Is Human Trafficking, How Does Someone Become A Victim, How Do We Abolish Human Trafficking, and How Can I Abolish Human Trafficking. These interactive sessions motivate and engage teen learners to further awareness and prevention. It is aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Visit www.A21.org and click Education to preview the content.
My Life, My Choice (by Justice Resource Institute)
Empowers youth to protect themselves from the commercial sex industry and its perpetrators. This 10-week series teaches at-risk girls how to recognize and avoid the recruitment tactics of pimps and find a path out of exploitation if they are already involved. The groups are designed to change girls’ attitudes and perceptions of the commercial sex industry, as well as build self-esteem and personal empowerment. This content is designed for groups of up to ten teen girls in schools, churches or juvenile facilities.
To request a presentation, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.