The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section presents 2017 Human Trafficking Awareness Week
The commercial sex trade industry isn’t just an international issue, it’s a U.S. issue too. Child trafficking has been documented in all 50 states. Join the Young Lawyers Section at one or more of our Human Trafficking Awareness Week events and learn how you can take meaningful action to help protect children and make a difference.
January 23 Every Person has a Voice: Exposing, Examining,
January 26 Laughter for Lives Social and Benefit for Anne’s House 6:00-8:00 p.m. | The iO Theater Special thanks to Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP Come see a hilarious performance of “Whirled News Tonight” where audience members provide the inspiration for an evening of improvised comedy direct from the day’s newspaper headlines! $40 for lawyers / $30 for law students, with a portion of every ticket sale benefiting Anne’s House. Drinks and light appetizers are included. January 27 A Spotlight on Child Trafficking in Chicago 12:00-1:00 p.m. | The Chicago Bar Association Complimentary | 1 IL MCLE Credit Rohit Chandra, Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, and Queona Whitfield, assistant director of the Salvation Army PROMISE Program’s Anne’s House (a long term trauma-based residential program for women and girls impacted by sexual exploitation), will lead a discussion on child trafficking in Chicago.
and Eradicating Human Trafficking 3:00-6:30 p.m. | The Chicago Bar Association Complimentary | 2.75 IL MCLE Credit
An in-depth look at issues, concerns and remedies aimed to address the exploitation of individuals through human trafficking both domestically and globally. January 24 CAASE Know Your Rights Training 12:00-1:30 p.m. | The Chicago Bar Association Complimentary | 1 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval Attorneys and law students are invited to take part in Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation’s (CAASE) public service initiative to help victims of sex trafficking understand their legal rights. January 25 A Path Appears, Episode One: Sex Trafficking in the USA 12:00-1:30 p.m. | The Chicago Bar Association Complimentary | Includes Lunch Special guest Laurel Bellows will introduce and join us for a showing of the gripping film, “A Path Appears, Episode One: Sex Trafficking in the USA.”
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