Check out this new online class on human trafficking and modern day slavery, being offered through the University of Rhode Island this summer from Professor Donna Hughes. Information below...
And on Saturday, April 14th, Georgetown University is hosting the 2nd annual Black and White Gala, starting at 9:30pm in Copley Formal Lounge. Contact Anne with any questions ([address removed]). Ticket proceeds will go to Rugmark Foundation, an organization dedicated to freeing children working as slaves in the rug-making business. Plus, it's an excuse to get dressed up in your finest black & white attire!
Reminder, next Thursday April 19th at 7pm is the April Meetup
and Friday April 20th is the Dreams of Freedom conference. Dreams of Freedom
Human Trafficking Class Information
Summer 2006 (May 21 to July 27, 2007)
WMS 490 "Human Trafficking and Contemporary Slavery"
This course focuses on contemporary human trafficking and slavery, including sex trafficking, bonded labor, forced labor, child soldiers, and domestic servant slavery. (For more information, go to https://webct.uri.edu/public/2076-URIPS-WMS-490-SEC3000-1749/index.html
During the Summer session, the University of Rhode Island offers a substantial reduction in the tuition rate. For more information on registering for this course, go to http://www.uri.edu/summer/
. If you have further questions about registration or tuition, contact Julie Reynolds ( [address removed] or[masked] ) in the summer sessions office.
WMS 490 "Campaigns and Services for Victims of Trafficking and Slavery"
This course focuses on historical and contemporary campaigns for ending human trafficking and slavery and on providing services to contemporary victims of human trafficking and slavery.