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Believing the Sky is Purple:
The Cost of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking Update: Working Together to Restore Peace of Mind 
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
7:00 p.m.

Grove United Methodist Church, West Chester, PA

Facing the Monster of Human Trafficking 
Tues., Sept. 18, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Brandywine Shriner Club, Chester County, PA

I Am Little Red: Protecting Children from Human Trafficking 
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public, CEUs for social workers, at West Chester University, Sykes Theater. Screening of “I Am Little Red,” panel discussion. Walk-ins welcome, registration preferred. Registration required to receive Social Work CEUs:

Thurs., Oct. 25, 2018
Noon – 3:40 p.m.

Widener University writing class, Philadelphia, PA

Shopping With Your Conscience: Fair Trade Then and Now 
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Chester County Historical Society.Guest speakers: Carol Metzker, Julie Holcombe, Elizabeth Killough. Info and tickets:

Human Trafficking at the Close of 2018 
Wed., Dec. 6, 2018
6:30 p.m.

ACE of Oxford, Oxford Public Library.

Past Speaking Engagements, Book Signings, Invitational

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; WRNR Radio (West Virginia).

Other: Testified before PA Senate Education Committee (2015); Invitational participant at World Summit on Ending Sexual Exploitation/Human Trafficking May 2015; Invitational participant Roundtable with Congressmen Goodlatte and Smucker 2017; Spoke at PA Capitol Press Conference (2018)

Conferences and Community Groups: Bucks County United Nations Association; 2015 “State of PA Education” seminar, NAACP Media and Coatesville; 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; Take Back the Knight Concert Highland Park, NJ.; Salon True; Media Community Center; Delaware County Business and Professional Women; District Conference Business and Professional Women. Delta Kappa Gamma, Wilmington, DE. Kickoff of National Human Trafficking Hotline Training in West Virginia, Shepherd Univ, WV.

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; Westtown School, PA; Cab Calloway School of the Performing Arts, Wilmington; Immaculata University (nursing students, Continuing Education credits); Bryn Mawr College (social work students, Continuing Education credits); Lincoln University; Alpha Kappa Alpha at The College of New Jersey; 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 (social work continuing ed credits); Widener University; Community Health class for Lankenau Hospital/Immaculata RNs; Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA.

Rotary: Rotary International Conventions 2018, Toronto, Canada; 2017, Atlanta; 2016, Seoul, South Korea; 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, 2018), District 7500 Conference (2016), District 7410 Conference (2018), District 7360 Conference (2018) and Rotary Clubs: Westwood Village (LA, CA), Ardmore, Central Chester County, Bethlehem (PA), Great Valley, Greater West Chester Sunrise, Kennett Square, Longwood, 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; RYLA at Juniata College; 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; Berwyn United Methodist Church; Central Presbyterian Church (Downingtown, PA) Symposium for Donegal Presbytery; Old City Jewish Art Center (Philly)

ProfessionalOrganizations and Agencies: Chester County Nurses Association (Continuing Education Credit program); NET Centers Philadelphia; Exchange Club Family Services West Chester (Continuing Education Credit program)