commercial sexual exploitation

S.H.A.D.E.'s 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium: Breaking Barriers

 

Jump start National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month by attending S.H.A.D.E.'s 2nd Annual Symposium: Breaking Barriers on Friday, January 11th at the California Endowment Building in Oakland!

The survivor-led symposium will focus on barriers affecting boys and men who experience trauma, and how we can understand and support the self-recovery process through a survivor- and trauma-informed lens. Featuring survivor speakers including keynote speaker Russell Wilson, moderated panels, and breakout presentations. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided. All are welcome to attend!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-shattering-barriers…

S.H.A.D.E., (Survivors Healing, Advising and Dedicated to Empowerment) Movement is a survivor-based advocacy organization which empowers survivors of sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and domestic violence. S.H.A.D.E. believes that Survivor Leadership is paramount to creating positive change and empowerment within and outside of the anti-trafficking movement.


The Dance - Derrick Bell Art Exhibition

 

the dancePaschal-Hunter Gallery 902 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607

An art exhibit that explores the injustices of human trafficking through color, emotion, and movement. Proceeds from artwork sales will support MISSSEY and our work with commercially sexually exploited and vulnerable youth.

The exhibition includes 50+ original mixed media paintings and drawings.
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Sponsors for the exhibit include the Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., BCE Inc. (Business, Content, Events), Fruition Consulting, 11 West Partners, Ankh Marketing, Elle B Events, Sugarsweet Cookie + Cake Studio & The Cook and Her Farmer.

Artist Derrick Bell is a Visual Artist and Art Educator. Bell is a resident of Oakland; a native of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Morehouse College Alum.