PII Investigators Nora Rohman and Miles Grillo co-presented a virtual workshop in February at the National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates Joint National Conference.
Twenty-five years ago, PII played an important role in the investigation of this case of human trafficking in El Monte, California, where more than 70 Thai nationals were enslaved as garment workers.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – 11:00am PDT – Session Description: Campuses are now frequently addressing complaints involving gender identity, including allegations of discriminatory treatment, sexual assaults, and intimate partner violence. During these investigations, trans and gender non-conforming individuals are impacted in specific ways that can be harmful and traumatic. In this one-hour webinar, Nora Rohman raises awareness of these concerns and provides useful information and techniques for fact-gathering.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – 10:00am PDT – Interviewing people who have experienced trauma is never easy, but it is even more difficult in this time of COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders. With most interviews conducted over a computer screen, investigators need to find new approaches to these interviews in order to minimize re-traumatization and get people’s accounts as accurately as possible.