‘The Faces of Human Trafficking’ set for Sept. 7

Submitted to the Pioneer

LAKEVIEW — Tamarack District Library will host “The Faces of Human Trafficking” from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7.

The free event will include information about human trafficking, how people can protect themselves and their loved ones and how they can help those who have been victims of abuse. During the forum, attendees will be able to purchase items from the WAR Chest boutique, which supports rescued women and children. Participants also will be able to view “The Scarlet Cord,” by ArtPrize finalist Pamela Alderman, and will learn about the ways RAVE, author Elise Hilton, CASA, Spectrum Health, and Manasseh House fight human trafficking.

From No Defense to Self Defense will present a free self-defense demonstration at 4:30 p.m., and state Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, will talk about human trafficking at 6 p.m.

This is a free event and open to the public.

Tamarack District Library is located at 832 S. Lincoln Ave., Lakeview.

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