Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Ducey And Cindy McCain To Deliver Update On Arizona’s Human Trafficking Prevention Efforts

January 16, 2019

PHOENIXGovernor Doug Ducey will join Cindy McCain to discuss the progress and impact of human trafficking prevention and awareness efforts across Arizona on Thursday, January 17, at the Phoenix Dream Center.

Arizona Department of Homeland Security Director Gil Orrantia, Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family Director Maria Cristina Fuentes, Phoenix Dream Center Executive Director Brian Steele and StreetLightUSA CEO Skye Steele will also be at the press conference. 

Since 2015, the Arizona Human Trafficking Council has led targeted statewide human trafficking prevention and awareness efforts. Under the leadership of Co-chairs Cindy McCain and Director Orrantia, the Council has worked to raise public awareness about victims’ services, develop a victims’ service plan, evaluate statewide human trafficking data, and support greater collaboration among stakeholders. The Council’s 2018 Annual Report was released earlier this month.

The Phoenix Dream Center provides services for victims of human trafficking including housing and trauma informed therapy. For more information on the center click HERE.

WHAT: Human Trafficking Prevention Press Conference
WHO: Governor Ducey and Cindy McCain

WHEN: Thursday, January 17, 2019

    1:15 p.m. ** 

WHERE: Phoenix Dream Center

       3210 NW Grand Ave.

      Phoenix, AZ 85017

RSVP: Please RSVP to eberry@az.gov **IMPORTANT: Due to security at Phoenix Dream Center, members of the press are required to check-in by 12:45 p.m. and must present press credentials.** 

 
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