Second Life’s Redman To Be Keynote Speaker At Hamilton County NAACP’s Jubilee Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Second Life of Chattanooga’s Managing Senior Partner Jerry Redman will give the keynote speech at the Hamilton County NAACP’s Jubilee Day on Jan. 1, at 11 a.m. at Hamlet Chapel CME Church on 2510 Cowart St. The event will commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. 

“It is an honor to participate in Jubilee Day,” said Mr. Redman. “This is a time of celebration, but there is still much work to be done.” 

“Foundational to civil and human rights is a belief in human dignity,” said Mr. Redman. “Every person deserves the rights and freedoms worthy of that dignity. None of us can experience full humanity unless all of us experience it.”

Second Life of Chattanooga is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending human trafficking in the greater Chattanooga area. Through partnerships with other community organizations, Second Life works to champion hope and justice for the 300,000 children at risk for sexual exploitation and slavery in the United States annually.  

Second Life of Chattanooga facilitates partnerships between law enforcement agencies, trafficking awareness and recovery organizations, and other community organizations. Second Life coordinates awareness, rescue, and criminal prosecution efforts at local, regional, and national governmental levels. 

For more information and involvement opportunities with Second Life of Chattanooga, visit  For more information, contact The Alderman Group at 650-6510

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