October 16 – Combating Human Trafficking- Dinner, Movie Screening, & Panel Discussion

Combating Human Trafficking- Dinner, Movie Screening, & Panel Discussion


Thursday October 16, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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Port Theater
2905 East Coast Hwy
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

World Affairs Council of Orange County
Combating Human Trafficking

The goal of this program is to increase awareness in the United States of the underlying causes and profound dangers of human trafficking.

Not My Life, a documentary film directed by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, and narrated by Glenn Close, is widely regarded by the international human rights community depiction of the often unspeakable realities of human trafficking and modern slavery.

This will be a 30 minute movie screening with a panel discussion to follow. Dinner will be served.

The Moderator will be Annie Kim from UNICEF.

Panelists include:
U.S Congressman Ed Royce: 39th District of California
Lita Mercado (OC Human Trafficking Task Force)
Craig Friesen (Lt from Anaheim Police Dept)
Sandra Morgan (Director for Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University)
Stefanie Benvenuto (Director, Public Policy & Advocacy)

6:00pm – Reception
6:30pm – Theater doors open/ Buffet dinner
7:15pm – Movie screening (Not My Life)
7:45pm – Panel discussion

A program of the World Affairs Councils of America with support provided by a grant from Carlson & the Carlson Family Foundation.

*Seating is limited. First come first serve*

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