Human Trafficking Awareness Event - Friday, Feb. 10
Speakers from Cooley's four campus locations in Michigan will discuss the state of slavery and trafficking in the world today: what it is, what the challenges are and what some of the solutions might be to address this issue in Michigan and around the globe. Presenters and their topics include:
- Wendy Sale, co-chair, Community Committee, Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, human trafficking 101.
- Dr. Sabrina Black, vice chair, Michigan Rescue and Restore Coalition, international issues of human trafficking.
- Stephanie Hamilton, International Justice Mission, Trafficking Victims Protection Act and political advocacy.
- Pastor Bonnie Laudeman, Clarkston Community Church, faith-based response to human trafficking.
- Sarah Warpinski, MSU School of Law, will speak about the school’s Abolitionist Society and the role for lawyers and law students in anti trafficking activities.
- Chris Johnson, Cooley Professor, co-chair, Community Committee, Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, corporate responsibility and trafficking.
About Thomas M. Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 15,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.