St. John’s University’s College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the
Center for Global Development will be hosting a symposium on
human trafficking on October 28 in the D’Angelo Center on the
Queens campus. The event, organized by St. John’s graduate
students, features a survivor who will share her personal
experience as part of the effort to create awareness of the crime
of human trafficking and the impact it has throughout the
Several speakers with extensive experience in the field of global
development and social justice will present information on
far-reaching topics related to human trafficking. Guest speakers
will also attest to its broad and influential reach within
communities near and far.
The dais of professionals featured at the symposium include: Melissa Snow, Shared Hope International;
Kristen Nelson, Jewish Family
Services; Dr. Kevin Rioux, St. John’s
Professor of Library Information and Science; Dr. Luca Rosi, l’Istituto Superiore di
Sanita in Rome, Italy; and Parvez
Mohsin, Director of St. John’s Geoffrey Yeh Art
Thursday, October 28, 2010
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
D’Angelo Center Room 416
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11349
This event is free of charge and accessible to the handicapped.
Lunch will be served.
For more information and directions to the event, please call
Parvez Mohsin at (718) 990-7476. For media inquiries, please
contact Elizabeth Reilly Associate Director of Media Relations at
St. John’s University, by calling (718) 990-5789, or by e-mail to