United Nations Day & UN Human Rights Day Program: Human Trafficking & Forever Chemicals (PFAS)

When Oct 20, 2020
from 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM
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In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the 72nd anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Association (UNA) of the United States of America Kentucky Division invites you to a special digital program.

The event will focus on UN Sustainable Development Goals #5: Gender Equality, and Goal #6: Clean Water & Sanitation. 

10:00 A.M.  Moderator Teena Halbig: Welcome, Introductions of Sponsors, etc.
10:05 A.M.  Aaisha Hamid: Invocation + Young Professional Trailblazer Book Project  
10:15 A.M.  Bill Miller, journalist with globalconnectionstelevision.com: UNA-USA
10:20 A.M.  Governor JoAnn Heppermann, Rotary District 6710
10:25 A.M.  Governor James Glass, Rotary District 6740
10:30 A.M.  Dr. Gregory O. Hall: Gubernatorial Proclamation for UN Day
10:35 A.M.  Dr. Tricia Gray: Gubernatorial Proclamation for UN Human Rights Day                    
10:40 A.M.  Elected Official (invited): “Battling Human Trafficking in Kentucky”
10:55 A.M.  Councilwoman Barbara Sexton-Smith: “Human Trafficking Hotline”
11:00 A.M.  Allyson Taylor, JD, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Alcoholic Beverage Control, and former Executive Director of Kentucky's Office of Child Abuse and Human Trafficking Prevention and Prosecution. Keynote: “Kentucky Human Trafficking Law”
12:00 P.M.  Lunch break
12:15 P.M.  David James, Louisville Metro Council President: “Human Trafficking in Louisville”
12:20 P.M.  Tom Perez, Executive Director EPIK, Keynote: “Internet/Cyber Crimes; Reducing Demand and Human Trafficking”
1:20  P.M.  Satchel Walton, journalist, reporter, and author: “What’s in Louisville’s Drinking Water? Is it Time for Change?”
1:50  P.M. Teena Halbig, UofL B.S. and Certificate in Medical Technology, MT(ASCP), Microbiologist, Virologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, UofL Researcher (retired): “What is in Your Water? Forever chemicals/PFAS in Drinking Water & Health Impacts”
2:20  P.M.  Closing Remarks

Sponsors: UNA at UofL; UNA Women at UofL; UNA-USA Louisville Chapter; UNA-USA Frankfort Chapter; UNA-USA Bluegrass/Lexington Chapter; Rotary Districts 6710 & 6740; Sifa Ndusha; Kentucky Foundation for Women; Interfaith Paths to Peace; Teena Halbig; Frankfort Rotary Club; Floyds Fork Environmental Association; and American Association of University Women of Kentucky.