ECPAT-USA, the leading anti-child trafficking organization seeking to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the U.S., will honor four leaders in the anti-trafficking movement at its annual Freedom Awards benefit this September.

The recipients of this year’s awards include:

·      Dr. Lisette Cooper: Vice Chair; Fiduciary Trust International

·      Michael Dominguez: President & CEO; Associated Luxury Hotels International

·      Amaris Obando: CAMS-I; Graham Windham Family Services

·      Theresa Flores: Survivor Leader; Founder & President of The SOAP Project

"It is a humbling honor to be recognized for the great work that the ALHI family has contributed in educating and combating what is modern day slavery," Dominguez said. "I am continuously impressed by our team's passion and our amazing clients that continue to contribute with effort, time and fundraising. We can make a difference together."

This year marks the fourth Freedom Awards, and it is ECPAT-USA’s first in-person event since 2019. The organization will showcase the work of a survivor-leader and the mother of a survivor among this year’s honorees.

The event, to be held Sept. 20, at the Pace Gallery in New York City and will feature entertainment and information about ECPAT-USA’s anti-trafficking programs, with 100% of revenue supporting ECPAT-USA ‘s child protection programs.

More information about the Freedom Awards and sponsorship opportunities is available at  Freedom Awards and tickets are available here.