Tanya will be speaking at Hampton University tomorrow, April 21, at 11 AM. This is full day event, free to the public! Following is from the Hampton University Website:
Hampton, Va. – In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Hampton University Department of Sociology will present, The Ugly Truth Behind Human Trafficking on Tuesday, April 21 in the Hampton University Student Center. Panel discussions will be held at 9:45 am, and 1:30 pm and a town hall discussion at 3 p.m.
According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80 percent are women and half are children.
The symposium topics will include defining and identifying victims of human trafficking, trends and patterns, legislation and the aftermath of human trafficking. Featured presenters are Anton Bell, Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney; Howard E. Gwynn, Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorney and Tanya Street, human trafficking survivor.
The symposium is sponsored by Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorneys and Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorneys Offices of Victim Services. It is free and open to the public. For more information call 757-727-5338.