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Photo by Soroptimist International of Ventura

There’s an effort on the South Coast this week to fight human trafficking and sexual slavery.

Dawn Schiller, a survivor and now advocate, will be at a Community Walk and Speaker Forum on Thursday in Ventura where she’ll talk about how she felt as a human trafficking victim that started when she was only 15 years old.

Photo by Soroptimist International of Simi Valley

An organization on the South Coast is trying to bring awareness about human trafficking.

Stacy Jewell, a human trafficking survivor, will be speaking at Stop Human Trafficking Awareness Day this week hosted by the Soroptimist International of Simi Valley.