Human Trafficking Awareness Three-Part Series

01/06/2023 11:47 am

We'll continue our series on Feb. 1 and Feb. 8. We honored National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in January with evening prayer and continue our three-part series. The horrific injustice of human trafficking affects people of any race and background, and we are all called to fight human trafficking wherever it exists. 
 
Part 2
Wednesday, Feb. 1
6 - 7:45 p.m.
Webinar: “Catholic Sisters Impact on Helping trafficking Survivors Thrive”
This webinar featured an overview of the history of Catholic Sisters working to end trafficking and support survivors, the current work of U.S. Catholic Sisters Agains Human Trafficking, reflections from a house serving survivors, reflections for a scholarship recipient, and survivor retreats that sisters have been involved in.
Join us via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84274903779?pwd=SmhURFB3VFZncmF6alI2Y3JKT1V6QT09

Part 3 
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Forum
In Person: Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market Street
Online via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84274903779?pwd=SmhURFB3VFZncmF6alI2Y3JKT1V6QT09

St. Josephine Bakhita was born in southern Sudan in 1869. As a young girl, she was kidnapped and sold into slavery. She was treated brutally by her captors as she was sold and resold. She did not remember her name; Bakhita, which means “fortunate one,” was the name given to her by her kidnappers.
*No pre-registration required.


Series hosted by FSPA Office of Justice Community Organizer.


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