Event start date and time: August 19, 2013 5:00 PM
Event end date and time: August 20, 2013 5:00 PM
The Minnesota International Center, in collaboration with the World Affairs Councils of America and Carlson & the Carlson Family Foundation, invite you to an evening program on human trafficking.
The program will begin with Not My Life, a documentary film directed by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimerto which depicts the dangerous practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale.
Following the film will be a panel discussion between experts and survivors combating human trafficking in Minnesota. Featured panelists include: Jeff Bauer, director of public policy and civic engagement with The Family Partnership; Vednita Carter, executive director of Breaking Free; John Choi, Ramsey County attorney; and Bukola Oriola, author and host of Imprisoned Show.
The film, Not My Life, features dignified and inspiring testimony from survivors; depictions of trafficking, exploitation, and slavery in all parts of the world including forced labor in Africa; street begging and garbage picking in India; sexual trafficking in the United States and Southeast Asia; and various forms of child enslavement and abuse in both North and South America.
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