CCBC Catonsville sponsors Human Trafficking Awareness Week – April 23-27, 2012
Part of Maryland colleges rally 'My Generation Will Be Free'
Baltimore County, Md. (April 13, 2012) – Throughout March and April, 14 college campuses have or will host anti-human trafficking rallies expressions to bring awareness to the issue of modern-day slavery.
These diverse student-led activities include speaker panels, immersion experience tents, documentary screenings, a Fair Trade fashion show, student-created performances, information booths from local NGOs, videos, social media events, art exhibits, spoken word events, and advocacy efforts, all in an effort to “Educate, Enrage and Engage” the next generation.
The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville’s Office of Student Life and CCBC Students in Free Enterprise will be sponsoring Human Trafficking Awareness Week beginning April 23, 2012.
CCBC events include:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7-9 p.m.
Q Theater and Lounge, CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road
Parking is available in Lot 3 (all white lined spaces are open parking).
The panel presentation will occur from 7-8:15 p.m., reception to follow until 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 12:30-3:00 p.m.
The Barn (Building B), CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road
Parking is available in Lot 2 (all white lined spaces are open parking).
The movie “Sex and Money” will be shown 12:30-1:15 p.m. followed by a panel presentation. A reception with refreshments will follow.
All CCBC Human Trafficking Awareness events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Ms. Michelle Butler, 443-840-4012.
For more information about human trafficking prevention, action and resources to end human trafficking, contact the Maryland Rescue and Restore Coalition, http://marylandcoalition.org.
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