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Keynote Speaker — Theresa Flores delivers inspiring, educational presentations on the international stage and is much sought after for her speaking and lectures on many aspects of Human Trafficking.

Advises or Consults — Theresa helps to build and advise coalitions and task forces nationwide, and advises organizations on how to serve victims. Best practices in working with human trafficking survivors, especially minors.

Education & Training — She trains children services workers, law enforcement, judges, probation officers, first responders, and colleges and high schools.

Presentations — She serves as a professional expert and has testified before the Ohio House and Senate in supports of Human Trafficking Legislation. Theresa has been a guest lecturer at universities across the U.S., and speaks with middle and high school students nationwide. She also is a frequent guest speaker at churches.

Writer & Advocate — Theresa's updated version of The Slave Across the Street, published by Random House UK, was released September 2013.

The U.S. book The Slave Across the Street has been listed in USA Today and Wall Street Journal as a best selling e-book. It is sold on sites like and can be found in many public libraries. The book is also offered as an audio book, which was nominated for the 2011 Audie Award, being in the top 5 of all memoirs and biographies.

Her first book, noted as a memoir, The Sacred Bath, has received numerous accolades, which led to writing the second.

Contact TraffickFree now to book a speaking engagement.

Come learn more about human trafficking and Theresa's story and why she created S.O.A.P. Her presentation will bring you anger, sadness, laughter and motivation to do something about this horrific crime. You can also check her Facebook for more information, or follow her on Twitter at @Traffickfree44

Service Provider Meeting

3:30pm – 5:30pm on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 (EST)

Leonardos Italian Grille, 7575 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174, USA

Survivor Holiday Mini Retreat

3pm – 8pm on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 (EST)

Annunciation Cathedral, 555 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Advanced Survivor International Retreat

Saturday, January 5th, 2019 – Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Karisma Resort Punta Cana Dominican Republic

Sponsored by Unitas NGO & Karisma Resorts

SOAP Up Detroit Auto Show

9:30am – 3pm on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 (EST)

SOAP UP Phoenix

9:30am – 3pm on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 (EST)

Arcadia City Church, 3250 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA

SOAP Board meeting

7pm – 9pm on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 (EST)

Second Wind Support Group

6pm – 8:30pm on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 (EST)

2 E 21st St, Monroe, MI 48161, USA

Collaborative Initiative Event

10am – 1:30pm on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 (EST)

Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High St, Akron, OH 44308, USA

Care House event

4pm – 8pm on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 (EST)

Birmingham, MI, USA

Care House Event

12pm – 1:30pm on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 (EST)

Birmingham, MI, USA

SOAP up Super bowl Atlanta

9:30am – 3pm on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 (EST)

All Saints' Episcopal Church, 634 West Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA


SOAP up Atlanta day 2

9:30am – 3pm on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 (EST)

Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30327, USA

Michigan Principals

9am – 11am on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 (EST)

Crystal Mountain, Weldon Township, MI 49683, USA

Ohio State Zanesville Nurses

5:30pm – 7:30pm on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 (EST)

OSU Extension-Muskingum County, 225 Underwood St # 100, Zanesville, OH 43701, USA

Wisconsin Film Series

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

SOAP Board meeting

7pm – 9pm on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 (EST)

Worthington, OH, USA

SOAP up Arnold

9:30am – 3pm on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 (EST)

Martin De Porres Center, 2330 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219, USA

7th Annual Liberator Awards

5pm – 9pm on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 (EST)

Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd, Sylvania, OH 43560, USA

7th Annual Libetator Awards

5pm – 9pm on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 (EST)

Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560, USA

Second Wind Support Group

6pm – 8pm on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 (EST)

Monroe, MI, USA

Human Tradficking Awareness Day

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

The Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

University of Michigan Flint

3:30pm – 4:30pm on Friday, March 1st, 2019 (EST)

University of Michigan-Flint, 303 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48502, USA

United Way Licking County Fundraiser

4:30pm – 7pm on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 (EST)

Newark, OH, USA

SOAP Board meeting

7pm – 9pm on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 (EST)

Worthington, OH, USA

Columbus Hotel and Lodging Meeting

3pm – 4pm on Sunday, March 17th, 2019 (EST)

Waukesha Wisconsin event

3pm – 4pm on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 (EST)

Waukesha Wisconsin SOAP

9am – 10am on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 (EST)

Waukesha, WI, USA

Second Wind Support Group

5:30pm – 7:30pm on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 (EST)

Monroe, MI, USA

Youngstown State University

3pm – 4pm on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 (EST)

Youngstown State University, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, USA

St. Francis Assisi event

7:15pm – 8:15pm on Thursday, April 4th, 2019 (EST)

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

Baldwin Wallace University

10am – 4pm on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 (EST)

Baldwin Wallace University, 275 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017, USA

SOAP Board meeting

7pm – 9pm on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 (EST)

Worthington, OH, USA

Wright Patterson

4pm – 5pm on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 (EST)

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA

Second Wind Support Group

5:30pm – 8pm on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 (EST)

Monroe, MI, USA

Washington Soroptimist conference

12pm on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 – 1pm on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 (EST)

SOAP New Jersey

9am – 2pm on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 (EST)

Journey of Grace Survivor Retreat

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Weber Center, E Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, MI 49221, USA

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Survivor Journey of Grace Retreat

4pm on Friday, June 7th, 2019 – 5pm on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 (EST)

Weber Center, E Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, MI 49221, USA

SOAP up Cleveland All Star Game

9:30am – 3pm on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 (EST)

St Matthew event

6:30pm – 7:30pm on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 (EST)

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2040 S Commerce Rd, Walled Lake, MI 48390, USA