Human Trafficking: Cherie Sammis & Deborah Drennan
November 8, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Briggs Building, Room 310
Human trafficking is a contemporary version of slavery, and can be found in many countries. Here in the U.S., estimates say there are about one million people who are victims of trafficking. Michigan has the thirteenth highest rate of trafficked victims in the country.
Cherie Sammis has been speaking about the problems of human trafficking for the last ten years. She first encountered the problems of trafficked people when she worked as a nurse practitioner in Washington, D.C. She is currently Vice President of Mission Integration at St. Mary's of Michigan.
Executive Director of Freedom House. Freedom House is an official partner in the Northern Tier Anti Trafficking Consortium.
This event is sponsored by the James Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive (CLASA), and co-sponsored by the Hispanic American Student Association (HASA). Programs are held at UDM's McNichols Campus.
Fee: free and open to the public