University to host series of events to raise awareness about human trafficking

January 24, 2019

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The Quinnipiac University School of Law and School of Medicine will host a week-long series of free events to raise awareness of human trafficking and prepare members of the university and broader community to actively help stop the crisis. January is recognized as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention-Month.

January 30: A special live-training session led by our School of Law students will be held at 6 p.m. in the School of Law Ceremonial Courtroom on the North Haven Campus to help health care and hotel professionals identify potential signs of human trafficking. All students, faculty, staff, and health care and hospitality professionals are encouraged to attend.

January 31: A human trafficking survivor and FBI agent will come together to share their journeys and experiences at a 6:30 pm. panel discussion in the School of Law Ceremonial Courtroom on the North Haven Campus. Dinner and networking will begin at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

In addition to the keynote events, the law and medicine students will host the following:

January 28: There will be an informal human trafficking Q&A session outside the North Haven Dining Hall on the North Haven Campus.

January 29: "I Am Jane Doe,” an award-winning documentary on human trafficking, will be presented at noon in SLE-350 on the North Haven Campus.

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