Author and Speaker Opal Singleton to Lead Davenport Discussion
Opal Singleton, president and CEO of nonprofit organization Million Kids, will lead the School of Public Policy Davenport Discussion roundtable seminar at Drescher Graduate Campus in Malibu on Wednesday, August 30, at noon.
Million Kids is dedicated to keeping kids safe from predators, and currently serves as the training and outreach coordinator for the Riverside County Anti Human Trafficking Task Force and works with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department through a Department of Justice Grant.
Singleton has trained over 100,000 government and individual leaders about labor trafficking, child sex trafficking, child pornography, and social media exploitation. She is the author of Seduced: The Grooming of America's Teenagers, and often appears on television and radio talk shows across the United States. Singleton is an instructor at the USC Sol Price Institute for Safe Communities and the USC School of Social Work for the LEAD program for Los Angeles Police Department. She is also an instructor at the Los Angeles Fire Training Academy.
She hosts two weekly radio shows. KTIE 590 AM broadcasts “Exploited: Crimes and Technology” every Saturday throughout Southern California. The program is a global Internet weekly human trafficking training program that broadcasts through Voice America Variety Channel to over 170 countries. Singleton often sits with parents who are trying to locate a missing child and assist teens who are at risk of recruitment and exploitation. The goal for every training session is to empower young people and their parents to stand against predators.
For additional information about the event, visit the School of Public Policy website.