Lecture on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College School of Humanities and Fine Arts, Campus Ministry and the A.L.I.V.E. Social Justice Committee will present a lecture by Dr. Mary Burke of Carlow University and co-founder of the Project to End Human Trafficking, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.
Burke is a faculty member in the department of psychology and counseling at Carlow University where she led the development of the university’s first doctoral program. She now oversees the program which uses the lens of social justice and feminism to enhance understanding of the ways in which oppression contributes to psychological distress.
The Saint Vincent lecture, coordinated by Maggie Loya, a sophomore management and psychology major and theology minor from St. Augustine, Fla., will be preceded by an information fair in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Lounge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a 4:15 p.m. Mass in the Mary, Mother of Wisdom Student Chapel, and followed by a student art auction to raise money for community education and direct aid to trafficking victims. All proceeds will benefit the Project to End Human Trafficking.
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Location: Fred M. Rogers Center at SVC, Latrobe
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