Unite. Wear White Jan. 10 To Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Chattanooga Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Second Life of Chattanooga and Richmont Graduate University present the 3rd annual "Unite. Wear White" event on Friday, Jan. 10.  

The event will be held at the Chattanooga Choo Choo's Imperial Ballroom and is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:45 a.m.  

The keynote speaker for the event is Ed Stanton, United States attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. 

"Unite. Wear White" is the local expression of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The event is designed to educate, inspire and mobilize organizations and individuals to work together against human trafficking in Chattanooga and Hamilton County. 

"The Chattanooga Coalition Against Human Trafficking exists to create a community that is truly unified in the response to and prevention of human trafficking in all its forms," said Jerry Redman, managing senior partner of Second Life of Chattanooga, a co-founding member of the Coalition. "Unite. Wear White" is one of the ways that we highlight that unified response, as well as strengthen and grow the Coalition. And to have Ed Stanton with us, whose office is a national leader in prosecuting human trafficking crimes, makes this event even more special."

For more information, visit www.secondlifechattanooga.org/the-coalition or email contact@secondlifechattanooga.org.

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