Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland

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Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland, P.O. Box 187, Glenn Dale, MD 20769


PRESS RELEASE

For more information contact: Linda White Andrews, 240-245-7767

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For Immediate Release

Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland

Human Trafficking Symposium

Glenn Dale, MD, March 15, 2018. The Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland, The Prince George’s Human Trafficking Task Force, The Maryland Commission for Women and The Prince George’s Commission for Women have united to host “A Symposium on Human Trafficking: Moving from Awareness to Action”.

The symposium will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 10:30 am to 3 pm, at the Laurel Public Library, 507 7th Street, Laurel, Maryland 20707. There is no cost to attend. However, pre-registration is required. Lunch will be provided to all pre-registered participants. Please complete your registration at https://zonta2018-human-trafficking-symposium.eventbrite.com.

The purpose of the event is to collaborate with stakeholders, including government agencies, education officials, service providers, and non-profit organizations, to share important facts and figures about the topic as well as increase awareness regarding each stakeholder’s role in combatting human trafficking. The symposium will include presentations and panel discussions describing the experiences of the victims of human trafficking along with current efforts at reducing human trafficking throughout the region.

Zonta International, with headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, USA, is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

The Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland was chartered in 2016 as a local club of Zonta International. Since then, we have worked to advance the status of women through service projects and through advocacy. One of our current major projects addresses the issue of domestic violence by supporting the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center and by supporting legislation and policies that impact victims.


Who:    Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland, The Prince George’s Human Trafficking Task Force,
             The Maryland Commission for Women, and The Prince George’s Commission for Women

What:   Human Trafficking Symposium
When:  Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:30 am to 3 pm
Where: Laurel Public Library, 507 7th Street, Laurel, Maryland 20707



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