Saturday, January 26, 2019

Human Trafficking: Dreams For Sale

Is Human Trafficking a problem in the DMV? The simple answer is yes. According to the U.S. Department of Justice 14,500 -17,500 men, women, and children are trafficked in the United States every year. And, human trafficking is not confined to any geographic area, sex, age, or race.

What Can You Do?

Join us for Dreams for Sale - an informative, interactive workshop presented by community activist Yewande Austin which empowers everyday people to help reduce the impact of human trafficking. You’ll learn:

• What” trafficking is, “who” is affected
• How to recognize the signs of human trafficking
• The role of cyber-safety in preventing trafficking
• How to conduct safe interventions
• And most importantly, how to raise awareness through trafficking education

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Nineteenth Street Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall
4606 16th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20011

About The Presenter

For the past 12 years, social impact leader, lecturer and honorary U. S. Cultural Ambassador Yewande Austin’s socio-economic empowerment programs ( have placed her on the front lines in the fight against human trafficking in 18 countries from North and South America to Africa and Europe. From rehabilitating domestic sex trafficking minors in Atlanta, GA and Richmond, VA to Abuja, Nigeria where she is currently building a sustainable community to protect Boko Haram conflict survivors from violence, sexual assault and human trafficking (, her work has reached over 250,000 at-risk youth, orphans, human trafficking victims and refugees who are most vulnerable to exploitation.

We may not be able to end human trafficking, but together we can prevent more dreams from being sold to the highest bidder.

Hosted by The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church Global Missions Ministry

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