Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking in New Jersey

New Jersey is a hub for human trafficking. There are between 12 million and 27 million human trafficking victims worldwide. These victims are women and men, children and adults, American citizens and people born in other countries, all forced into modern day slavery.

Join the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and Rutgers University Campus Coalition Against Trafficking, on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm at Rutgers University, Douglass Campus, New Brunswick and explore this widespread problem.  Learn how to identify when and where human trafficking is happening, how to help the victims, and what can be done to prosecute the criminals. Speakers will include New Jersey policy experts, a human trafficking survivor, and experts working in the field.

Speakers Include:

Dorchen A. Leidholdt, Director, Sanctuary for Families

Danielle, a human trafficking survivor

Kaitlyn Keisel, State Director, Polaris Project NJ

Jame Bolds, NJ Representative of FREE International

Asha Vaghela, Deputy State Attorney General and Director of the New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force

The cost is $15 and the registration deadline is Thursday, April 12th. This is a popular topic and space is limited so register early.

Learn More and Register Now

This event is co-sponsored by Polaris Project NJ, RUCCAT, AAUW.

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