Jimmy Lopez

Consultant, Survivor Advocate, Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Jimmy Lopez is a child labor trafficking survivor. He fled Honduras to avoid being recruited by gangs at 14. He was trafficked twice in the US, in a factory and then in a restaurant. He is now a survivor advocate for other children who have had similar experiences. He has spoken at the United Nations, the White House, and US Congress. He has trained judges and service providers on the dynamics of child labor trafficking. He has also travelled internationally and is recognized as a young leader in the Anti-Trafficking movement.