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Ending Human Trafficking: Randy Newcomb with Tina Beauchamp, Justin Dillon, and Austin-Choi Fitzpatrick

  • Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

Let’s come together and change the world! 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking. Join us as we stand with the incredible people working every day to change policies and to bring hope to the lives of people across the globe who are caught in desperate circumstances.

Randy Newcomb, CEO of Humanity United, moderates a conversation with today’s leading defenders of human rights across the globe and right here in the Bay Area.

Justin Dillon, a rockstar turned social entrepreneur is the founder and CEO of Made in a Free World, an award-winning platform that brings consumers, organizations, and businesses to disrupt the $150 billion business of human trafficking. His paradigm-shifting new book, A Selfish Plan to Change the World, helps readers see how they can use their passions to help save a life and change history.

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick is an assistant professor of political sociology at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego. His groundbreaking book What Slaveholders Think gives an unprecedented look at the factors encouraging human trafficking and the crippling psychology underpinning the actions of the traffickers themselves.

Tina Beauchamp is the Operations Director of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Freedom House. A lifelong public servant, Beauchamp has served both the administrative and practical needs at one of the Bay Area’s most vital sanctuaries. Bound by the goal to bring hope, restoration, and a new life to survivors of human trafficking, Beauchamp oversees the day-to-day activities of two shelters and the care of countless of survivors.

Newcomb leads all aspects of Humanity United’s strategic planning. Under the broad goal of “building peace and advancing human freedom,” Newcomb’s leadership has overseen HU carefully orchestrate campaigns aimed at drawing awareness to human trafficking and bonded labor across the globe. Hailed by the Stanford Innovation Review for their strategic investments and the policy initiatives advocated for by a broad coalition of organizations, the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST).


Earlier Event: September 11
Non-Fiction Discussion Group
Later Event: September 12
Drew Daywalt, Matt Meyers, and BB8