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Human Trafficking

Soroptimist international of Novato collaborated with our sister club, Soroptimist International of Marin, for the ‘Human Trafficking and Child Abduction Forum’, presented by SI Marin in partnership with the Jeannette Prandi Children Center, on September 14, 2015.


The forum included presentations about the human trafficking issue in the U.S.; child sexual abuse and its connection to child abduction; and a panel of survivors and professionals working in the county on these issues.



  • Cheryl Jennings, emcee, famed and award-winning journalist

  • Erin Runnion, Founder of the Joyful Child Foundation

  • Julian Sher, award winning investigative journalist in TV, print, radio and on the web

  • Betty Ann Boeving, Director of the Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition



  • Cody Foute and Amy Andrews, survivors of sex trafficking

  • Edward S. Berberian, Marin County District Attorney

  • Emily Sims, Director of West Marin Advocacy


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