Stand In & Stand Up to End Human Trafficking

WHO:
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan; members of S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution); current and former legislators; and concerned citizens.

WHAT:
Emmons will host the Stand In & Stand Up to End Human Trafficking legislative event at the Michigan Capitol. Highlights include legislative updates, a rally on the Capitol lawn, a private viewing of the documentary Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth and helping S.O.A.P. deliver soap bars with the human trafficking hotline number to lawmakers.

WHEN: 
Tuesday, June 10
9 a.m.

WHERE:  
Farnum Building
Room 810
125 W. Allegan
Lansing, MI

WHY:
The day is part of an ongoing effort by Emmons to raise awareness of the world’s fastest-growing criminal industry, identify solutions to stop it and support its victims. S.O.A.P. was developed to publicize a toll-free hotline number that can be called by victims and those who suspect human trafficking is taking place.

SCHEDULE:
9 a.m. — Welcoming remarks and updates on human trafficking legislation moving through the Legislature.

10:30 a.m. — Rally on the Capitol lawn to show lawmakers the support for the legislation.

11:30 a.m. — Visits to House and Senate offices to talk about human trafficking and the pending legislation to address it.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Private viewing of Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth. This is a documentary about sex trafficking of children in America and the movement to stop it.

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