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News Release

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Media Relations

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

What:
News Conference, announcing proclamation by City Council

When:
January 11, 2007
10 AM

Where:
Federal Court House (east steps)
300 N. Main Street, Los Angeles 90012

Media may park along the east curb of Main Street, north of Temple Street.

Who:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Chief William J. Bratton
Kay Buck, Los Angeles Metropolitan Human Trafficking Task Force
Councilman Tony Cardenas
Councilman Eric Garcetti
Sheriff Lee Baca
District Attorney Steve Cooley
Supervisor Mike Antonovich
Asst. US Attorney Tom O’Brien
Paul Nissan, FACE (Fight Against Concealment and Enslavement)


A large billboard will form a back drop for the news conference. Press kits will include training clips on a DVD.

News conference will also explain how last year's federal grant money was used to train local officers and the public to recognize human trafficking.