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The Power of One Ccandlelight Vigil will follow the conclusion of a summit on the global sexual exploitation industry, hosted by The Carter Center and Rotarian Action Group Against Child Slavery.  The summit will bring together survivors and advocates in the modern abolitionist movement, faith-based organizations, service and advocacy organizations, law enforcement, business leaders, and policymakers from around the world to discuss and seek solutions to the current systemic conditions that make women and children vulnerable to sexual abuse, manipulation, and ultimately exploitation for profit as a criminal enterprise.   The vigil will serve as a capstone to the multi-day summit.

At the Vigil:

  • The CNN Freedom Project will provide a sneak preview of their new documentary filmed in Atlanta
  • Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens
  • A live performance by British singer-songwriter Kevin Rowe
  • Rachel Lloyed, founder of GEMS
  • Stories of survivors of human trafficking
  • Bradley Myles CEO Polaris Project

 

WHEN:            Tuesday, May 12, 2015

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.                        

 

WHERE:             Centennial Olympic Park Ampitheater, Atlanta, GA

CONTACT:            Dave McLeary at dmccleary@endhtnow.com or call 770-480-2620

 

About End Human Trafficking Now 

Our goal is to build awareness of the fact that human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children is our problem because it happens in our backyards everyday. Our mission doesn’t end with awareness, we will become advocates for changes to the laws that govern human trafficking and support the victims by helping them escape enslavement.

Human trafficking is a big business that generates $40 billion worldwide, with more than 300,000 children at risk of being trafficked in the U.S. annually.  Learn more at our homepage.

The Power of One candlelight vigil at Centennial Olympic Park Today was originally published on atlantadailyworld.com

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