Attorney General Bill Schuette to speak at the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women’s Event on Human Trafficking April 28th at Walsh College

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Attorney General Bill Schuette will keynote and Paul W. Smith of WJR 760am will moderate an expert panel “Not in My Backyard: Conquering Human Trafficking in Michigan” sponsored by the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women on April 28th at Walsh College.

Lori Blaker, President Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women

We are extremely pleased to have secured such great participants for this event. We hope to create awareness of this important issue in hopes that it prevents members of our community from becoming victims,” states Lori Blaker, President of the Chapter.

The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women is hosting “Not in My Backyard: Conquering Human Trafficking in Michigan” on Tuesday, April 28th at 11:00 AM in the Walsh College Conference Center. The event is being organized to alert the community of the dangers and realities of human trafficking in the State of Michigan and will take an in-depth look at how our law makers and enforcement agencies are addressing the issue.

Moderating the event will be Paul W. Smith of WJR 760am. The distinguished list of panelists includes; Jane White, Executive Director of the State of Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, Dan Tewilliager, Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security, Theresa Flores, Survivor/Founder of S.O.A.P. and author of “The Slave Across the Street” and Edee Franklin, Founder and Executive Director of Sanctum House, a shelter for victims.

“We are extremely pleased to have secured such great participants for this event. We hope to create awareness of this important issue in hopes that it prevents members of our community from becoming victims,” states Lori Blaker, President of the Metro Detroit Chapter and President/CEO of TTi Global. “Attorney General Schuette has initiated some landmark programs in the areas of prosecution and victim’s rights. Each of our expert panelists brings a unique insight into this difficult but real topic. We are thrilled to have Paul W. Smith as our moderator. His participation will help deliver our message to a larger audience.”

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for college students and free to students 18 and under.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 248-417-6725 or on-line at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1376005.

Space is limited. Please reserve in advance. Doors open at 10:30 AM. This event is being sponsored in part by Baker Tilley, TTi Global, The Detroit Press Club, Plus One Meetings and Prain Development.

About the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women
The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women supports the efforts of The US National Committee through advocacy, education and fundraising. The US National Committee (USNC) for UN Women is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports the mission of UN Women and social, political, and economic equality for women and girls around the world.

The group hosts various events throughout the year and advocates for global women’s issues and UN Women in communities around the country. The group also works to support legislation on global women’s issues, especially on leadership, economic participation and ending violence against women.
Members and supporters are men, women, and children in cities around the country who give their time and resources to support a world where women of all ages have access to education and employment opportunities, and sustainable livelihoods that enable them to live free of gender-based violence.
 
For info contact: Nancy Thompson uptownpro(at)hotmail(dot)com 248-496-4965. Space is limited. Please reserve in advance. Doors open at 10:30 AM. This event is being sponsored in part by Baker Tilley, TTi Global, The Detroit Press Club, Plus One Meetings and Prain Development.

About the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women
The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women supports the efforts of The US National Committee through advocacy, education and fundraising. The US National Committee (USNC) for UN Women is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports the mission of UN Women and social, political, and economic equality for women and girls around the world.

The group hosts various events throughout the year and advocates for global women’s issues and UN Women in communities around the country. The group also works to support legislation on global women’s issues, especially on leadership, economic participation and ending violence against women.
Members and supporters are men, women, and children in cities around the country who give their time and resources to support a world where women of all ages have access to education and employment opportunities, and sustainable livelihoods that enable them to live free of gender-based violence.
 
For info contact: Nancy Thompson uptownpro(at)hotmail(dot)com 248-496-4965

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