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Series on prevention of human trafficking will begin Jan. 27


01/17/2020 | Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS. The Benet Hill Community is holding a lecture series on the prevention of human trafficking on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

On Jan. 27, trafficking survivor Jenni Jessen will give a talk titled “A Survivor’s Story - From Captivity to Catalyst.”

On Feb. 3, Wendy Smith, an acute care nurse practitioner and medical awareness team leader, will speak on “Connecting the Dots: Cultural and Systemic Ills that Fuel Human Trafficking.”

On Feb. 10, there will be a lecture only for men and boys age 15 and up titled “Addressing the Demand: Man to Man.” Geremy Keeton, director of the counseling services department at Focus on the Family, will speak on a healthy vision of manhood and masculinity.

The final session on Feb. 17 will be an introduction to Bakhita Mountain Home, a residential community for adult women recovering from human trafficking founded by the Sisters of Benet Hill.

To register for the free series, call 719-633-0655, ext. 132, or visit www.benethillmonastery.org.


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