Make Fond du Lac a Traffic Free Zone. The community is invited to attend this half day event on Oct 8, 2016 at MPTC – Fond du Lac Campus

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Human Trafficking is a crime that that persists globally as well as in Wisconsin and even Fond du Lac.  A free half day conference on Saturday, Oct 8, will address what is being done and how you can help.
Citizens and youth grade 6 and up accompanied by a parent are invited to gather at the MPTC cafeteria for registration beginning at 8:30 am.

Time:  8:30 am – 9:00 am  refreshments available, vendor tables open
              9:00 am -12:00 pm – program described below

Place:  Moraine Park Technical College, 235 N National Ave, FDL

Program:

  • Keynote speaker: Elizabeth Marczak, Serrv International, What Fair Trade is Doing to Combat the Global Crime of  Human trafficking
  • Panel Discussion: Fond du Lac’s Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking moderated by Nancy Irizarry, Wisconsin Anti-Human Trafficking Consortium Chair.
  • Panelists are Detective Nick Hahn—Fond du Lac Police Department; Tiffany Parker—Agnesian Domestic Violence; Angel Gilbertson—ASTOP; Nicole Johnson, Executive Director–Solutions Center; Laura Kohl– Assistant District Attorney
  • Interactive “Stay Out of Traffic” experience. This will give opportunity to work through a possible human trafficking scenario by finding resources from local agencies who could help if you were in the situation presented in the scenario.
  • Fair Trade vendors including Just Fare Market, Gallery & Frame and Living Light Studio as well some of the nonprofit partner organizations will have booths to visit.

Organizers are representatives from:

  • AAUW – Fond du Lac Branch
  • Congregation of the Sisters of St Agnes
  • Fond du Lac Fair Trade Towns
  • Just Fare Market
  • Moraine Park Technical College
  • Soroptimist International of Fond du Lac
  • Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund
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