One-day Conference on Human Trafficking

04/16/2013

Contributed by Jenna Jablonski

 IC Free the Slaves invites you to 27 Million Bound: Unbinding Modern-Day Slavery, a one-day conference on human trafficking on Saturday, April 20. During the afternoon, we'll have interactive learning sessions and conversations with anti-slavery activists, including a survivor of human trafficking and founder of anti-slavery organization in Ghana. In the evening, our keynote lecturer Shamere McKenzie will share her story as an activist and survivor of sex slavery.

 Afternoon sessions: (1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Business 202 and 204)                                                              1 p.m. Slavery 101                                                                                                                                     2 p.m. Combating slavery on the ground in Ghana
              3 p.m. Modern slavery and the new student abolitionists


Evening lecture: "From Victim to Survivor to Liberator" by Shamere McKenzie, survivor of modern-day sex slavery
7 p.m. in Textor 103

Please join us for any or all of the events, especially the evening lecture by Shamere McKenzie! IC students can sign up for SLI credit for afternoon sessions and evening lecture.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact IC Free the Slaves at icfreetheslaves@gmail.com. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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