As part of statewide efforts to end trafficking in persons, and pursuant to the state’s new anti-trafficking law, Public Act No. 16-71, all Connecticut-based hotel and motel employees are required to receive anti-trafficking training.
Quinnipiac University School of Law, in partnership with Grace Farms Foundation and the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council, will offer such training free of charge to Connecticut’s lodging industry. The training will be offered to the public at the following times and locations.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Hampton Inn & Suites
20 Phoenix Ave
Enfield, CT 06082
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Holiday Inn New London
35 Governor Winthrop Blvd
New London, CT 06320
Please register here to attend the above training session.
At the trainings, lodging employees will learn how to identify signs of sex and labor trafficking and other activities commonly associated with human trafficking. The training will also provide lodging employees with concrete steps they can take to deter traffickers, report suspected crimes, and connect victims to services.
For inquiries related to the above training sessions or for in-house training requests, please contact Christina Sereno at 203-920-1711. Note that a minimum of 50 employees is required to secure an in-house session.