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Freedom in Montana: Agenda

All panels are free and open to the public.

Space is limited, so register to reserve your seat today!

Thursday, June 5th

All panels will take place in University Center Room 330/331 at the University of Montana.

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Registration and Check-In

10:00 am - 10:15 am


Abraham Kim, Director, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center

Katharina Werner, Pathways Program Manager, YWCA Missoula

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Human Trafficking in Montana: What to Look For

Katharina Werner, Pathways Program Manager, YWCA Missoula

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch Break

The University Center Food Court provides a variety of American, Asian, and Mexican dining options.

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Law Enforcement Response to Trafficking in Montana

Guy Baker, Task Force Officer, MT Regional Violent Crime Task Force

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legal Statutes - TVPA and Montana Law

Ole Olson, Assistant Attorney General, Montana Department of Justice

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm


4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

How to Start a Local Task Force: Stakeholders, Challenges, and Areas of Focus

Members of the Missoula Task Force

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Social Hour

All attendees are welcome to attend the Freedom in Montana social hour as a chance to connect with panelists and other interested community members.

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