Interesting and worthy events in April and May related to Bold Service and Social Justice
1. Stories of a Girl Opened April 14th
Stories of a Girl is a photo exhibit created by survivors of Human Trafficking, now showing at the San Jose State University library…. aka. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library http://eepurl.com/xLK8P
2. Not Today, The Movie Opened April 11th
Not Today is a story about a people group virtually enslaved and the human trade centered in India. The movie is showing in theaters all across the U.S. Click the link and check it out for yourselves! http://nottodaythemovie.com/
3. Launching of Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Program
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30pm to 8pm
“Human Trafficking: An Innovative Approach to a Global Violation of Human Rights” by Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor at Harvard School of Public Health, and Siddharth Kara, Program Director of the FXB Center’s Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Program. Come and be informed!
Blue Room, Hotel Sofitel San Francisco Bay
223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City
4. Anti-Trafficking Film Series: Sex + Money
Saturday, April 20, 7pm
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, 700-B Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park
Website | Part of a screening series about human trafficking, this documentary is about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement against it. A panel discussion will follow the film.
5. Freedom House Annual Gala/Fundraiser
Saturday, May 4th, Crown Plaza Hotel, Foster City CA
Keynote speaker Francis Chan; Many auction items – including Giants tickets & meeting with Jeremy Affeldt, vacations in Hawaii, ride on SF Fire Boat, fine art, wine tasting, Lake Tahoe vacation. Benefits “The Nest” opening in fall 2013 – Recovery House for trafficked girls 12-17. Buy your ticket online.
6. Fight Human Trafficking Conference (1 to 2 volunteers/tabling)
Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5
Mount Hermon, Santa Cruz
Website | This conference will be a meeting place for attendees, faith communities, organizations and programs to connect and engage in the fight against human trafficking. There will be more than 500 attendees.