Charlotte Talks
9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Human Trafficking In Charlotte

The size and scope of the human trafficking industry is staggering: it is a $32 billion per year industry. In Charlotte right now, there are more than five open cases of suspected trafficking. These people are living as slaves, right now – in our backyard. Recently, a local TV and radio host just barely escaped being trafficked in Russia. We are joined by her and others working in our community to fight human trafficking.

Guests

Brittney Cason – TV/Radio Host, native Charlottean, almost-victim of human trafficking

Ashley Harkrader – Director of Programming and co-founder of All We Want is Love

Carla Tweddale – President, Lily Pad Haven

Alexandra Lowrie  – Coordinator, NC Coalition Against Human Trafficking

  • FBI: Human Trafficking Prevention
  • The crisis in human trafficking will be explored at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday June 7 at Myers Park United Methodist Church. The program is open to the public. To register in advance and for more information, visit www.mpumc.org/women.

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