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Believing the Sky is Purple:
The Cost of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking in Our Backyard 
Thurs., Aug. 10, 2017
6:30 a.m., breakfast meeting

Longwood Rotary Club, Longwood Gardens.

A Shield Against the Monster: Protecting Our Children from Human Trafficking, Exploitation and Monstrous Acts
Sat., Sep. 30, 2017
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Workshop at Willistown Friends Meeting, 7069 Goshen Rd., Newtown Square. Speakers: Carol Metzker, author and consultant; Ann Marie Jones, survivor; Speaker from law enforcement division of crimes against children. Interactive with practical tips. Free and open to the public.

Past Speaking Engagements and Book Signings

Media: WHYY NewsWorks Tonight; “Capitol Update” with Senator Andrew Dinniman; Bipartisan Call to Action with Senators Dinniman, Greenleaf and Washington; WCHE 1520 AM “Human Trafficking in OUR Backyard” and “Human Trafficking: Not Just a Myth” hosted by Donna Saul; KWMR “Open House with Lyons Filmer,” Point Reyes, CA. WFYL Roundtable.

Testified before PA Senate Education Committee (2015); Bucks County United Nations Association; Chester County Nurses Association (Continuing Education Credit program); 2015 “State of PA Education” seminar, NAACP Media and Coatesville; Alpha Kappa Alpha at The College of New Jersey; Oxford ACE – Human Trafficking Awareness Group; Sacred Heart Gathering for Peace and Justice, Camden, NJ; Chester County Historical Society; Chester County League of Women Voters; Chester County Fund for Women and Girls; Media Municipal Building; Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae; Baldwin’s Book Barn; Brandywine Peace Movement; Peace Center of Delaware County (P)Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney; Phoenixville Public Library; Tumulty’s Pub, New Brunswick, NJ: “Who’s Really Losing at the Super Bowl?”; Kendal at Longwood; Media Fellowship House; AAUW – American Assoc. of University Women–Chester County branch, Eastern PA Region conference, Wilmintgton (DE); Greater Downingtown Business and Professional Women; Southern Chester County Business and Professional Women; West Chester Business and Professional Women; Pendle Hill (Swarthmore, PA); Philadelphia Phorum; Salon True; Media Community Center; Delaware County Business and Professional Women; District Conference Business and Professional Women. Delta Kappa Gamma, Wilmington, DE.

Universities, Colleges and Schools: George Mason University, VA (OD/KM graduate school Learning Community); Cornell University, Asian and American Studies; Univ. of Richmond (VA); SUNY Binghamton University; Haverford College; Franklin & Marshall College;SUNY Broome Community; Thomas Wootton High School, Rockville, MD; Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc.; Coatesville Area School District (PA)Administrators; Immaculata University (nursing students, Continuing Education credits); Bryn Mawr College (social work students, Continuing Education credits); Lincoln University; West Chester University (Victimology; Comparative Justice Systems; Senior Project, Mary Kline Day for nurses and nursing students); Manchester University, Indiana; Alvernia University; Eastern University; Bryn Mawr College; Widener University.

Rotary International Convention 2016, Seoul, South Korea; and 2014, Sydney, Australia. Zone Institute 25 and 26, 2016, Santa Barbara, CA. Zone Institute 24 and 32, Providence, RI, 2015. Rotary 7450 District Conference (2013, 2014, 2015), District 7500 Conference (2016) and Rotary Clubs: Westwood Village (LA, CA), Ardmore, Central Chester County, Great Valley, Greater West Chester Sunrise, Kennett Square, West Chester Downtown, Thorndale-Downingtown, Norristown, Frankford NE Philadelphia, West Chester, Oxford, Main Line; Kennett Square Rotaract; One World Rotary eClub; Silicon Valley Rotary eClub; Rotary World Affairs Conference, Indiana; Cortland Rotary Club (NY); Binghamton Rotary Club, Ithaca Noon Rotary Club; Slavery in Modern Times (Fair Lawn Rotary Club, NJ); Rotary Dress Up to Drive Out Traffic (Maine); South Berwick-Eliot Rotary Club (Maine); Mt. Desert Island Interact and Rotary Clubs (Maine).

Faith-based Organizations: Annual Sessions of Religious Society of Friends – Philadelphia (2012), Allentown (2015); Churches: Unionville Presbyterian; Westminster Presbyterian; Olivet Un. Methodist Women, Coatesville; St. Andrew’s Episcopal, Glenmoore; St. John’s Presbyterian, Devon; Oxford Presbyterian book discussion group; United Methodist Women, Wilmington, DE; Grove United Methodist Women, Zion United Methodist Church (Myerstown, PA), Swarthmore Presbyterian; First Presbyterian, West Chester; Chester County Religious Council; Friends Meetings: Central Philadelphia, Downingtown, Radnor, Western Quarter PYM, Concord Quarter, Gwynedd (PA), West Chester (PA), Willistown (PA), Newark (DE), Richland (PA); Church of the Open Door, Kennett Square; St. Luke’s Greek Orthodox Church, Broomall; St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic, Orefield, PA; “As the Spirit Leads,” WTMR Radio 800; ZAPANJ; People’s Church of Dover (DE); St. Paul’s Baptist Church (West Chester, PA), St. Francis Symposium on Human Trafficking. BRVHEART/Blue Rte. Vineyard Community Church (Media, PA); Elam UM Church (Glen Mills, PA); Trinity Presbyterian (Berwyn, PA); Calvary Lutheran Church (WC, PA); Faith UCC, York PA; Central Presbyterian Church (Downingtown, PA) Symposium for Donegal Presbytery; Old City Jewish Art Center (Philly); Take Back the Knight Concert Highland Park, NJ.