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Human Trafficking: Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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Edmonds Community College brings activist Angela Davis (Jan. 17), a panel of experts on the issue of human trafficking (Jan. 31), Seattle NAACP vice president Gerald Hankerson (Feb. 6), and author Jamie Ford (Feb. 27), to campus as part of its lecture series. All events take place in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave.W, Lynnwood.

Free and open to the public. For more information, call 425.640.1139 or go to www.blackboxedcc.org.

Edmonds Community College's lunchtime lecture series brings thought-provoking and inspirational speakers to campus. Each quarter, a committee of students, faculty, and staff invite scholars, artists, activists, and community leaders to campus to spark discussion and reflection in our community. This quarter's lectures feature:


Human Trafficking: Human Trafficking Awareness Month — 12:30 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 31

Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Human trafficking can occur in any industry, including agriculture, construction, domestic service (housekeeper, nanny), restaurants, salons, commercial sex work, massage parlors, and small businesses. Representatives from the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network and the Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse will provide an overview of human trafficking from a local, national and global perspective.

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