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Community Outreach Event- Human Trafficking In Our Backyard
January 26 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm EST
Saturday, January 26, 2019
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Mt. Paran Church
2055 Mt. Paran Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Check-in & Resource Fair — 8:30am
Program & Training — 9:15am
Outreach — 11:30am – 2:30pm
Event Components :
Program & Training: The beginning of the event will include a presentation on human trafficking and what usually happens with human trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl. It will conclude with training and preparation for the outreach component.
Outreach: The second portion of the event will involve volunteer teams of 2-4 people driving to local businesses (primarily convenience stores) on assigned routes and distributing key awareness materials, including Freedom Stickers and Missing Children’s Books. These businesses become eyes and ears in the community to spot human trafficking and save lives. The outreach is immediately following the training and will be completed the same day.
All event participants MUST register in order to volunteer for Linking Freedom In Our Backyard. Participants must be 14 years of age or older. Any minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Check-in will take place at the event. Volunteers will be trained and given instructions and materials for visiting the stores.
To register, please complete these steps:
Step One: Email our chapter’s Director of Community Service, Cassandra Ruelle at CRuelle@ExperienceKissimmee.com. Cassandra will then send you the Event Registration Link, as well as information on where to meet up with our group onsite.
Step Two: Complete the online Event Registration once you receive the link from Cassandra.
About IN OUR BACKYARD
IN OUR BACKYARD (IOB) is a national nonprofit linking arms across America in the fight against human trafficking for more than a decade. Executive Director and Founder, Nita Belles, is a dedicated advocate, national speaker, and author of the acclaimed primer on human trafficking: In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What You Can Do to Stop it (Baker Books, 2015).