Not My Life is the first film to depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited, every day, through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual violence, and child soldiering.
The film will be followed by a live panel discussion with a question and answer period featuring:
Jolene Goeden attended Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, where she earned a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Jolene earned her M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, New York.
Jolene worked in Pennsylvania and Delaware in a state hospital setting with developmentally disabled and mentally ill sex offenders from 1996 to 1999. Jolene was responsible for developing and implementing behavior plans for problematic clients, evaluating clients and writing sexual assessments for the court. She also conducted sex offender treatment groups for committed sex offenders at Delaware State Hospital. From 1999 to 2004, Jolene worked for the Minnesota Department of Corrections as a Corrections Program Therapist at Lino Lakes Correctional Facility, a medium classification prison for adult males. Jolene worked in the Sex Offender Treatment Program and conducted individual and group therapy with sex offenders.
Jolene received her appointment as a Special Agent with the FBI in March of 2004 and was assigned to the Anchorage Division. Jolene primarily works Human Trafficking and Crimes Against Children violations. She is assigned to the Child Exploitation Task Force which is focused on investigating offenders who exploit children through commercial sex and child pornography. Jolene is partnered with the Anchorage Police Department Vice Unit on this task force.
Josh Louwerse has been serving runaway and homeless youth at Covenant House Alaska for two years and has been working with vulnerable populations in Anchorage for seven. As Outreach Program Coordinator Josh oversees Covenant House Alaska’s Street Outreach Teams and Day Drop-in Center. Josh has logged numerous hours on the street and in the drop-in center serving youth who are high risk for Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. He has been trained through the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Community Intervention Project Training Institute facilitated by Girls Educational & Mentoring Services of New York City. Josh has been training and speaking on the issue of Human Trafficking and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children since 2012.
Kyle Reardon has been an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Alaska since October 2014. Prior to working in Alaska, Kyle was an AUSA in Eastern District of California for seven years, where he was the Project Safe Childhood Coordinator focused on the prosecution of child exploitation crimes, including the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and child pornography offenses. Kyle’s prior legal experience includes time as a law clerk in the Eastern District of California, and six years as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
Kyle is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, and Centre College of Kentucky. He is licensed in Colorado and California.
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