Speaking

Reproductive Justice and Human Rights, SisterSong National Conference: Let’s Talk About Sex! (July 15, 2011)

Anti-Trafficking Efforts: Race, Gender, and Class in the 21st Century, Commission on the Status of Women Side Event (February 25, 2011).

Left Behind by Economic Policy: Race, Gender and Class in the United States, Commission on the Status of Women Side Event (February 23, 2011).

Human Rights Framing and Messaging, U.S. Human Rights Fund: Strengthening Campaign Capacity Through Human Rights (June 16, 2010).

Migrations, Displacement, and Sexual Exploitation, National Council for Research on Women & U.S. National Committee for UNIFEM: Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence Against Women (June 12, 2010).

Framing and Messaging Around Race in America, Kirwan Institute: Transforming Race 2010 (March 12, 2010).

The Color of Power: The Power of Reproductive Justice, SisterSong: Annual Meeting (November 7, 2009).

Three Strategies Towards Ensuring a Fair and Equitable Economic Recovery: Communications and Messaging, Fulfilling the Dream Fund: Advancing Equal Opportunity in an Obama Era (October 22, 2009).

Incorporating Non-Litigation Human Rights Strategies Into State And Local Campaigns For Economic Justice, Columbia Human Rights Institute: Human Rights and State Law: New Strategies for Economic Justice Advocacy (April 17, 2009).

Sex Work and Human Trafficking: Engaging in Evidence-Based Media Advocacy from a Human Rights Perspective, International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference (June 28, 2007).

Sex Work and Economic Justice: A Human Rights Perspective, Sistersong Conference (May 31, 2007).

Trafficking in Persons: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead, Asia Society: Combating Human Trafficking in Asia: A Strategy for Action (November 16, 2005).

Behind Closed Doors: An Analysis of Indoor Sex Work in New York City, University of Toledo: 2nd National Conference on Prostitution, Sex Work, and the Commercial Sex Industry (September 29, 2005).

Trafficking in Persons: Impact of U.S. Policy on Women in the U.S. and Abroad, Women Engaging Globally: Women’s Environment & Development Organization/League of Women Voters/Center for Women Policy Studies (April 30, 2005).

Negative Consequences for Trafficked Persons Under Implementation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, New York University American Studies: Saving Women and Children?: Sex Trafficking, Public Policy, and the Media (November 19, 2004).

Defining Rights-Based Alternatives to Raids, Columbia University Program on the Study of Sexuality, Gender, Health & Human Rights/Program for the Study of Law and Culture/Law & Policy Project (April 21, 2004).

The Impact of Criminal Justice Interference on the Settlement Ability of Indoor Sex Workers, Center for Urban Research and Policy, Columbia University: Housing and Criminal Justice Policy in New York City: A Research and Practice Symposium (April 2, 2004).

Revolving Door: An Analysis of Street-Based Prostitution in New York City, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (June 23, 2003).

Challenges in Providing Legal Services for Victims of Trafficking in the United States, University of Hawaii’s Globalization Research Center: The Human Rights Challenge of Globalization in Asia-Pacific-US: The Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women And Children (November 14, 2002).