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Community College of Philadelphia’s Human Trafficking Awareness Day

A Survivor’s Story

9:40 to 11:10 a.m. | The Great Hall, Room S2-19
Each day we hear about human trafficking in the news media, but we never believe it could happen in our neighborhoods or to our children. Human trafficking affects all of society, and this session tells the story from a personal perspective. In this session, you'll hear from a survivor of human trafficking. Tables outside of the Great Hall will provide human trafficking resources. Co-sponsored by Northwest Victim Services

Human Trafficking Awareness: Break the Chains

11:30 a.m. to Noon | Bonnell Courtyard
Students, faculty and staff will gather around the Bonnell Building holding chains and signs to bring human trafficking awareness to the College and Philadelphia community.

Stories from Those in the Field

1 to 2:30 p.m. | Winnet Student Life Building, The Great Hall, Room S2-19
Philadelphia Family Court judge Lori Dumas; Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller, founder of “She’s My Sister;” and Melany Nelson from Northwest Victim Services will discuss the impact of human trafficking on legal, social and support systems in Philadelphia. They will be discussing how they combat human trafficking and the ways in which they help victims. Co-sponsored by Northwest Victim Services

Documentary: Stopping Traffic

2:40 to 4:10 p.m. | Center for Business and Industry, Room C2-28
Stopping Traffic investigates the international crisis of human sex trafficking. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center

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Questions? Please contact Nicole Vadino, associate professor of Social Science, at Presented by the Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society.