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2020 Vision: End Human Trafficking

Saturday, April 1, 2017 
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
St. John’s University 
D’ Angelo Center, Room 416 

The conference is FREE of charge and complimentary coffee, tea and a light lunch will be provided.

Registration is required.  For information about registration please contact the Vincentian Center for Church and Society at VCCS@stjohns.edu or 718-990-1612.

In addition to St. John’s faculty, personnel and students, the conference welcomes participation from external partners such as religious leaders, service-providers, community advocates, and faculty and students from other institutions.

Human trafficking is essentially modern-day slavery and a crime against humanity. It enslaves millions of men, women, and children for labor, sex, and other forms of exploitation in the US and other countries. 

Raising awareness about human trafficking helps to dispel the misconceptions and myths.

Learn about human trafficking and its intersection with migration, conflict, economic crisis, law enforcement, healthcare, service providers, and the world of entertainment and social media. 

You can take action and prevent human trafficking!

Keynote Presentation

 
Donna Hubbard
Ms. Hubbard is a survivor of seven years of trafficking and is now a flight attendant and certified trainer in the fight against human trafficking with Airline Ambassadors International, an organization that advocates and educates on child protection and human trafficking awareness.

…a wound unworthy in a civil society. ”
–Pope Francis, 2015  

Dramatic Performance

A Day in the Life reveals the truth about sex trafficking.

Q&A with Katie Cappiello, teacher, writer and director Writer and Producer, GoodCapp Arts

Educational Workshops

Workshop 1: How to Identify Human Trafficking in Your Community
Workshop 2: The Impact of Conflict and Migration on Human Trafficking
Workshop 3:  Deep and Dark Web: Trafficking through Social Media and Technology

The Vincentian Center for Church and Society extends a special thanks to the following cosponsors:

Coalition of Religious Congregations to Stop Trafficking of Persons
LifeWay Network
St. John’s Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Global Campus
UNICEF at St. John’s University
Ladies of Charity at St. John’s University
St. John’s University Campus Ministry

Free Parking on Campus

Free parking on campus situated closest to the D’Angelo Center are: the general lot located at the intersection of Union Tpke. and 175th Street directly inside Gate 4, and the parking garage located on Union Tpke. Between 170th and 173rd Streets. The D’Angelo Center is positioned on the hill between these two lots. For directions to the campus by car or public transportation click here.

For more information, contact 

Christine Hammill-Cregan, J.D., M.S.W., Associate Director, Vincentian Center for Church and Society, at 718-990-6758; hammillc@stjohns.edu, or Vincentian Center for Church and Society at 718-990-1612; VCCS@stjohns.edu.