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In Our Own Backyard: Atlanta's Human Trafficking Problem

Atlanta, GA • January 27, 2016

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As a group of business leaders, we want to create a forum to discuss this issue that is affecting our great city. Our panelists will be discussing the ...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST

Capital City Club-Downtown
7 John Portman Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
US

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As a group of business leaders, we want to create a forum to discuss this issue that is affecting our great city. Our panelists will be discussing the issue of Human Trafficking in Atlanta. This will be an educational opportunity to alert our members and guests to this critical issue.

Atlanta is among the top 5 cities in the US for human trafficking. Our panel will share why this continues to plague our city, what is being done to stop it and how we can all be a positive force of change. Our team of experts includes Cheryl Johnson, CEO of Street Grace; Heather Stockdale, Executive Director and co-Founder of Georgia Cares; and Camila Wright, Assistant Attorney General and Special Prosecutor for the state of Georgia for Human Trafficking. Ernie Johnson, Jr., Emmy award-winning and nationally recognized sportscaster for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, will be our moderator.

Please feel free to invite friends and colleagues to this event.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

11:30AM - 1PM

Registration begins at 11AM

Capital City Club-Downtown

7 John Portman Blvd NW

Atlanta, GA 30303



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Community Discussion
Cheryl Weldon

Thank you for a wonderful program highlighting the serious issue of human trafficking - it was a great event. I'm currently hosting a Bra Drive fundraiser for Free the Girls, a non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking in developing countries. If you'd like to donate your gently used bras, please contact me at cweldon@wbyworth.com or georgiapeachchic1@gmail.com.

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