Weapon of Mass Destruction | Jamie Gates | TEDxPointLomaNazareneUniversity

Weapon of Mass Destruction | Jamie Gates | TEDxPointLomaNazareneUniversity

What weapon do all of us wield that fuels modern slavery, sex trafficking and other forms of injustice?

Jamie Gates, M.Div., Ph.D., serves Point Loma Nazarene University as Professor of cultural anthropology and as the Director of the university’s Center for Justice and Reconciliation (www.pointloma.edu/cjr). Having been raised in and studied apartheid South Africa, Jamie continues to focus on justice and reconciliation as a central concern.

Working for the sake of human trafficking survivors has become an important part of Jamie’s life. He co-lead the National Institute of Justice research project “Measuring the Extent and Nature of Gang Involvement in Sex Trafficking in the San Diego/Tijuana Border Region” (2013–2016). He co-chairs the Research and Data Committee of the San Diego County Advisory Council on Human Trafficking and CSEC. He directs the San Diego Human Trafficking Research and Data Advisory Roundtable (HT-RADAR). He mentors campus organizers against human trafficking and serves as organizer with numerous national and local organizations.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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