Join Uprising as we host Rafael Bautista, a labor trafficking expert, for a conversation about Labor Trafficking to help us better understand the realities of labor trafficking, and how to reach potential victims in Wyoming.
Attendees may submit their questions about labor trafficking ahead of the event to firstname.lastname@example.org, and if time allows we will take questions from attendees during the virtual event.
Rafael Bautista is an Expert Consultant for the Department of State, OVCTTAC, HEAL, NHTTAC, National Human Trafficking Training, and Technical Assistance Center, and many more organizations. His expertise and real-life experience have helped different organizations across the country and internationally in creating training programs, strategies, videos, and outreach material for human trafficking awareness.
Mr. Bautista is among the first generation that graduated from the Human Trafficking Leadership Academy. Mr. Bautista has participated in various panels and plenary sessions across the country like Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Reno, NV, Chicago, IL, and in his local area, Sacramento, CA. Mr. Bautista participated in the event, “Handling Human Trafficking Cases” with the Judicial Council of California. In 2020 Mr. Bautista received an award from The Department of Social Services of California recognizes all his efforts to combat HT. In January 2021 he received a resilience award.
Rafael Bautista is currently a paralegal for a Law Office in his community. Mr. Bautista has shared his skills and expertise with his fellow advocates and his fellow survivors, believing that all survivors can be restored in a positive way, with the proper support.