April 16th | 7:30 – 9:00pm
A Community Discussion on Human Trafficking
with James Pond and Pralhad Dhakal
CEO/Founder, Transitions Global; Nepal Country Director, The ISIS Foundation
“What about the Victims? Transition & Restoration”
Wednesday, April 16 – 7:30pm–9:00pm. Location: UC Ballroom, UM Campus
As part of the Mansfield Center Conference: Fight For Hope & Freedom, the Montana World Affairs Council is co-sponsoring a community discussion on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30pm, in the University Center Ballroom, UM Campus, with James Pond and Pralhad Dhakal to talk about the significant work being done in Montana and across the U.S. to help victims and to fight human trafficking. NGO leaders will discuss both challenges to helping victims and ways that Montanans can help. This event is free and open to the public.
The Montana World Affairs Council will also be hosting a Council in the Classroom program on human trafficking with Sarah Symons, Founder/Author/Executive Director, Made by Survivors. Using video-conferencing technology, and with support from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, Ms. Symons will discuss what Montanans need to know about human trafficking and what they can do to combat it with classrooms around the state. On Wednesday April 16, Ethan Batstone, Director of Engagement of Not for Sale, will visit Big Sky High School.
These programs are sponsored by the Carlson Family Foundation and the World Affairs Councils of America.