Human Trafficking: Awareness to Action

TRAVERSE CITY — NMC's Office of Student Life will host Human Trafficking: Awareness to Action, a free, one-day conference, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 16 in Milliken Auditorium.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m. participants will watch the northern Michigan premiere of the award-winning film "Break the Chain" by Laura Swanson, followed by a panel discussion featuring Swanson; Jane White, founder of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force; Bob Cooney, Grand Traverse Prosecuting Attorney and Elinor Jordan, lead attorney for the Survivor Law Project and the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

At noon, a complimentary lunch follows the panel discussion. The afternoon keynote speaker is Jordan at 1 p.m. The conference concludes with coffee and conversation with speakers at 2 p.m. The event is free, but please register by March 12. To register online, go to and click the link below the film poster in the right-hand box.

Release Date: March 5, 2018

For more information:

NMC Office of Student Life
(231) 995-1118


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