The ninth annual Human Trafficking Awareness Conference will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Swain Student Activities Center ballroom. This year’s conference will focus on the sexual exploitation and trafficking of youth.
The conference agenda includes:
- Overview of human trafficking by Amy Leenerts of Free2Hope
- Resource fair with representatives from community and campus organizations that provide resources for human trafficking victims
- Breakout sessions and expert panels
- New research presented by keynote speaker Jennifer Cole, assistant professor in the department of behavioral science and the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research at the University of Kentucky
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Paid parking is available in the Floyd Street Parking Garage and the Miller Hall parking lot. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for registration and the resource fair.
For additional information, contact the UofL Women’s Center at 502-852-8976 or firstname.lastname@example.org.