Outside of UUMC Community Events

Austin to hold Summit on Human Trafficking

1208526_619357484754063_263496406_nAllies against Slavery will hold a one-day conference on how to use your unique sphere of influence to end slavery, including plenary sessions with national and local thought leaders, breakout sessions for more focused conversations, and a networking hour in the evening with hundreds of other community members, service providers, and professionals.

More information can be found at freeaustin.org

The Campaign

10/18/2013 HOW MANY SLAVES WORK FOR YOU?

Justin Dillon, Founder of SlaveryFootprint.Org, has a conversation with students and community members at the University of Texas.

10/20/2013 JESSE EAVES POLICY LECTURE

Jesse Eaves, the World Vision’s Sr. Policy Advisor for Child Protection, will talk about federal human trafficking policies and provide important insights about “what’s next” on the advocacy front.

10/21/2013 UT BELIEVES IN FREE

An organization fair to connect students at UT to community groups fighting trafficking in Austin.

10/22/2013 “VERY YOUNG GIRLS” SCREENING

A Film screening at Austin New Church followed by discussion of domestic sex trafficking and local solutions.

10/22/2013 FREE AUSTIN HAPPY HOUR

This fun, educational event offers drink specials, prizes, mingling and the chance to learn about how trafficking is impacting us and our beautiful city.

10/23/2013 “LA CATINERA” SCREENING

Film Screening at St. Edward’s University followed by discussion with the filmmakers.

10/23/2013 A CALL TO ACTION: STAND FOR JUSTICE

An educational training by Redeemed Ministries exploring how the culture you live in supports and encourages sex trafficking, and how you can respond.

10/24/2013 “COMPLICIT” SCREENING

A short film screening from Trade In Hope and a discussion following with the Director and Producer about their upcoming feature length film highlighting Austin, TX.

10/25/2013 POLICY LEADERSHIP IN THE ANTI-TRAFFICKING MOVEMENT: HOW TEXAS’ NEW LAWS FIGHT SLAVERY

A Coversation with key state policy leaders on the most recent legislation passed and it’s impact on you.

10/25/2013 AN EVENING TO HONOR SURVIVORS: RECEPTION AND ART SILENT AUCTION

This showcase features several artists, including survivors of trafficking. Donations accepted at the door to support local survivors!

 

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