U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) is the designated U.S. representative to Talitha Kum (Little Girl Arise!), which is the international Network of Consecrated Life Against Trafficking in Persons.
The goal of Talitha Kum, located in Rome, is to share and maximize the resources that Religious Life has on behalf of prevention, protection and assistance, awareness raising and denouncement of trafficking in persons. Catholic Women Religious from 81 countries are represented in this network.
Go to http://www.sistersagainsttrafficking.org/ or http://bakhitainitiative.com/.
For information on the local Human Trafficking Awareness efforts of the Rochester Franciscans, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us to learn how justice and restoration are making inroads to counter the human trafficking activities taking place in our area. Discover what is being done to break these chains of oppression.
Heintz Center Commons – RCTC Campus
Thursday, April 14, 7-9 PM
Free admission and parking!
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Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester, MN
A documentary about a former Chicago prostitute who helps women and teenage girls break the cycle of abuse and exploitation, Dreamcatcher lays bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of young women, their families and the communities they live in.
Discussion facilitated after film.
Rochester Public Library in the Auditorium
March 31st 6:30 PM
Film has a runtime of 98 minutes
Co-Sponsored by Mission 21 & Rochester Franciscans as part of their Human Trafficking Awareness Education efforts