Join on Thursday, March 8, for a Community Walk and Speakers Forum to further the fight against human trafficking and sexual slavery.
Did you know that every 30 seconds another person becomes a victim of human trafficking?
Help put an end to suffering through education, advocacy and involvement by joining the event at the Museum Of Ventura County. Registration begins at 5:00 pm with the Community Walk starting at 5:30.
Stay for the Speaker Forum at 6:30 featuring:
- Dawn Schiller, Survivor/Advocate
- Michael Munn, Ventura County DA Investigator II
- Dr. Allison Santi-Richard, Emergency Medicine physician, Los Robles Hospital
- Christan Perez, Client Services Program Manager, HEART Program (Helping to Educate, Address, and Respond to Trafficking), Interface Children & Family Services’
This event is being put on by Soroptimist International, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in our community and throughout the world who work to achieve this through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Soroptimist International was founded in Oakland, California in 1921. Since then it has grown in more than 120 countries and territories worldwide with 95,000 members. The Ventura Chapter was chartered on March 15, 1930. The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve.