Director of Aftercare – Safe House Project
Alia Azariah currently serves as the Director of Aftercare Development at Safe House Project, where she oversees national standards of care for restorative service provision to survivors and leads national training programs on survivor care and trends in domestic human trafficking. Simultaneously, Alia holds the position of Local Programs Manager at Forever Found, where she is responsible for the implementation and development of various Human Trafficking subtopics training programs and the development of their Freedom Ranch Project, a future home for local youth who have experienced trafficking in her native community within California.
As a member of the California CSEC Action Team’s Advisory Board, Alia uses her lived experience to provide invaluable leadership and consultation to the Action Team, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders. Her expertise guides efforts to improve state and local policies for children and youth impacted by CSEC.
Alia has testified twice in front of UK parliament on topics related to Commercial Sexual Exploitation and has developed and delivered numerous impactful trainings on such topics as, Ethical Survivor Storytelling and the relationship between Exploited Parents and the Child Welfare System. She also facilitates a monthly webinar series on topics related to survivor care which boasts an average of more than 300 attendees each month.
Alia has also served as an expert witness, lending her insights and knowledge to legal proceedings. Her contributions have been recognized and honored with the Resiliency Award bestowed upon her by the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office.