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Join us tomorrow! Panel Discussion, Film Screening, Gala...

From: user 4.
Sent on: Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:52 PM

Happy New Year!

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  Let’s start 2013 off by making a commitment to end modern day slavery in our time.

To recognize and honor the 27 million slaves worldwide, join DC SMS at the Bridge to Freedom Foundation (BTFF)’s “Discover, Witness and Act Against Human Trafficking.”

Where: Westin Georgetown • 2350 M Street NW • Washington, DC

When: Friday, January 11th

Ticket Info - Order at: or

Details of this three-part event are listed below All SMS members are now eligible for the student rate.

1. Discover the facts: Survivor & Expert Panel

  • 9am-12:30pm: Tina Frundt (sex trafficking), Barbara Amaya (sex trafficking), Cassandra Clifford, Evelyn Chumbow (labor trafficking) and more expert panelist and survivors.
  • Student $10.00/General Admission  $15.00


2. Witness the reality: Film Screening

  • 2-4pm: Documentary screening of film shorts including 3am Girls, White Gold, followed by a Q&A with panel and special guests.
  • Student $10.00/General Admission $15.00

3. Act to end human trafficking & empower survivors to lead thriving lives: Light the Way Gala

  • 7-11pm: Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, dancing and a lavish silent auction.
  • General Admission $50.00 (Includes 2 hours of bar service and hors d'oeuvres, $50 Spa Gift Certificate)

    VIP $125.00 (Includes hors d'oeuvres, 4 hours of VIP bar service and seating, $100 Spa Gift Certificate)

The discounted registration rate to attend all three events (Discover, Witness and Act) are: Student $55.00/General Admission $75.

Join DC SMS and secure your tickets today:

All proceeds from the event will go directly to Bridge to Freedom Foundation to increase our capacity to provide Personal Development, Professional Development and College Prep and Job Readiness Programs to ensure that survivors are able to lead thriving lives after years of slavery.

We hope you can join us for this full day of events -- or as many as you can!

For more information, to volunteer or inquire about discounted rates or requesting a sponsored ticket please see or contact [address removed] or [masked].

Best regards,
Ashley Marchand
Lead Organizer
DC Stop Modern Slavery
[address removed]

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