Bukola Oriola is a speaker, author, mentor, advocate, entrepreneur, and member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Appointed by President Barack Obama in December 2015 and re-appointed by President Trump in 2017, Oriola is also an award-winning journalist and a survivor of labor trafficking, who has dedicated her life to sharing her story and offering practical solutions on how to rescue victims of human trafficking. Oriola is a consultant for Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVCTTAC).
This program is sponsored by Douglas County Library and Viking Library System.
This project was funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
Organizer: Kristin Woizeschke, Reference & Adult Services Librarian