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Freedom Fighters | The Battle against Modern Slavery
January 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
In observance of Anti-Human Trafficking month, Grace Farms Foundation and Senator Chris Murphy will host an important discussion about modern day slavery, featuring a panel of experts dedicated to fighting this crime. The panel, moderated by Grace Farms Foundation Justice Initiative Director, Krishna Patel, will include Senator Chris Murphy and Vincent Nappo, Partner at Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC, and activist Nacole S., a passionate advocate for child sexual exploitation survivors and their families. Join us to learn more about the prevalence of human trafficking and what we can do to combat it.
Following the discussion, join us for a screening of I Am Jane Doe, a film chronicling the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on Backpage.com.