The program begins with a lecture at 6 p.m. in Farber Hall, April 12, by Anna Kosloski, a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professor and national expert on human trafficking.

On Wednesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. in Farber Hall, Kevin Koliner, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and James Legg, S.D. Department of Criminal Investigations and Fusion Center, will deliver a presentation titled “Close to Home: Sex Trafficking in South Dakota,” and discuss the state and local implications of human trafficking.

To conclude the series on April 26 at 6 p.m. in Patterson 121, representatives of Yazda, a global Yazidi organization, will watch a screening of the Frontline documentary “Escaping ISIS” and discuss forced marriage and sexual slavery under the Islamic State. This event is sponsored by Amnesty International.

Information and resources will be available at each event, including counseling and support options for victims of domestic violence.

For more information, contact Bridget Diamond-Welch or Timothy Schorn.

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