Women's Civic Club Speaker Ashley Owens Discusses Human Trafficking
December 2, 2021
Ashley Owens, Director of the Children's Advocacy Center, in Altoona talked to the Williamsburg Women's Civic Club last Monday evening, Nov. 22. Owens was the keynote speaker of the November meeting, and her speech was about human trafficking, especially in our area.
Owens was an assistant district attorney for Blair County for four years where she worked with many child abuse cases. Judge Jackie Bernard encouraged Owens to apply for the director position when it came up that Altoona was getting the Advocacy Center. Before then, children would be sent to Centre County or near the Pittsburgh...