Creating and equipping abolitionists

to fight human trafficking in Northern Virginia

April 26-27, 2019

Cascades Overlook Event Center

21453 Epicerie Plaza, Sterling, VA 20164

The 2-day conference includes:

  • Inspirational messages by Will Cravens, Bridge Community Church.

  • Breakout sessions to educate you on the nature of human trafficking including Human Trafficking 101, Illicit Massage Businesses, and the role of Sex Buyers and Pornography.

  • Hands-on opportunities to reach out to victims of trafficking through online sex ad outreach, or a van tour of local Illicit Massage Businesses.

  • Lunch with the Executive Director of NOVA-HTI for those in the NOVA-HTI Ambassador program (see novahti.com/abassador-program for more information on becoming an Ambassador).

  • Opportunities to learn more about how to fight human trafficking as a volunteer.

  • Survivor-made products for purchase on-site.

Parking is provided in the garage next to the Harris Teeter. The event venue has a number of lunch and dinner options within walking distance: Poke Sushi Bowl, CAVA, Qwench, Chuy's, Zoup, Burton's Grill, Choolaah Indian BBQ, Wendy's, Panera.

For attendees coming from out of town, the closest accommodations are Hampton Inn Dulles, 46331 McClellan Way, Sterling, VA 20165, (703) 450-9595.

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 26

6:00 PM Vendor Fair

7:30 PM Worship, Keynote by Will Cravens, Bridge Community Church.

Saturday, April 27

9:00 AM Doors open

9:30 - 10:30 AM General Session

10:45 - 11:45 AM Breakout Session 1

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch Break

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch with the Executive Director (for NOVA-HTI Ambassadors only)

12:45 - 1:20 PM General Session

1:30 - 2:10 PM Breakout Session 2

2:15 - 3:00 PM NOVA-HTI Strategy Session

3:15 - 5:00 PM Workshops

5:15 - 6:30 PM General Session/closing

6:30 - 7:30 PM Vendor Fair