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Cabrini Hosts Experts in Fight to Eradicate Human Trafficking

Posted on 2/21/2018 10:09:10 AM

RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 21, 2018)— Cabrini University will host local experts in the fight to eliminate human trafficking during a daylong symposium on March 13, 9am–3:10pm, in the Mansion.  

The event will raise awareness about human trafficking, featuring discussions with experts, including keynote speaker Pearl Kim, a former chief of the human trafficking unit for the Delaware County District Attorney’s office.

The public is welcome to attend this free event.

In addition to the talk by Kim, there will be a panel discussion with Hugh Organ of Covenant House, Katrina Stopfer of New Day, and Stephanie Blakeman of Nationalities Service Center; and a closing by William Johnson of the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office.

The symposium is sponsored by The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Cabrini’s Engagements with the Common Good Human Trafficking class.  

At the event, organizers will be accepting donations of gift cards (from stores including Walmart and Target), underwear, feminine hygiene products, and travel-sized bottles of shampoo/soaps. Donations will support organizations including the Covenant House, the Salvation Army’s New Day to Stop Trafficking Program, and the Cabrini Closet which supplies rescued victims of human trafficking necessary clothing items.

About Cabrini University
Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.

Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,650 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 800 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.