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My Power is Mine to Keep: Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness & Empowerment Forum

February 1, 2020 - 9:00am
February 1, 2020 - 2:00pm
University of Memphis - University Center
499 University St.
Memphis, TN 38152

Human Trafficking - it's happenning in Memphis, too. While Tennessee ranks #1 in the nation for its response to the threat of human trafficking, unfortunately, instances of this global issue continue to happen in our own backyard. But, it doesn't have to!Join the Memphis (TN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated for a *FREE* educational awareness and empowerment forum to educate girls and women in the community on the signs of human trafficking, ways to protect yourself against it, and how to heal or be empowered to help others. *Full participation enters you for a chance to win a pair of Apple AirPods.* The half-day event includes:9:00am - 12:00pm CT - Workshop SessionsHear from service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals in Tennessee that serve victims and survivors of trafficking, respond to human trafficking cases, and share information and resources to equip the community to prevent it. Presenters include FBI representatives, Endurance Krav Maga, and more!12:30-2:00pm - Luncheon & Keynote Conversation featuring Toshia ShawBe a part of the conversation and get answers on how you can help in this panel discussion featuring Toshia Shaw. Toshia is a trauma life coach, author, and motivational speaker. She is also a survivor who overcame domestic violence and sex trafficking and now works to inspire at-risk girls to find a meaningful life’s purpose.Registration includes entrance to three (3) workshop sessions and luncheon. This event is exclusively for girls and women only. Children under age 15 are recommended to be accompanied by a parent/guardian or group chaperone(s).