Record Breaking Attendance at 6th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Conference
The University of Louisville Women’s Center and Women4Women Student Board raised awareness of human trafficking in Kentucky to educate students and the community about the complex issue of human trafficking and to encourage taking action to prevent it.
The 6th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Conference was held on Feb. 2nd on the University of Louisville campus with over 300 in attendance, the highest to date.
Representatives from various community and campus organizations were represented to distribute information on resources for victims of human trafficking and survivors and provided information on how the community can get involved.
Conference Speakers included: Angela Renfro, The Kristy Love Foundation, Jeanette Westbrook, human rights activist, Yvonne Moore, chair of Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Task Force & Diana Anderson, President of Human Trafficking Alliance of Kentuckiana.
Session topics included: “Gateway into Trafficking through Prostitution and Strip Clubs,” “Child Trafficking and How They are Lured Through Social Media” and “Contemporary Cases of Human Trafficking.”
For additional information about the Human Trafficking Conference, contact UofL Women’s Center at 502-852-8976 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The 6th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Conference was featured on several news stations in the Louisville area: