Zonta, WSCC, library sponsor human trafficking awareness programs.

September 17, 2019

Zonta, WSCC, library sponsor human trafficking awareness programs.

LUDINGTON — Members of the Zonta Club of Ludington Area placed red sand in sidewalk cracks at James Street Plaza in downtown Ludington as the kick off for Human Trafficking Awareness events taking place in Mason County.  #RedSandProject is a nationwide campaign where participants place red sand in sidewalk cracks to represent the victims of human trafficking who have slipped between the cracks of society. 

The Zonta Club of Ludington Area is sponsoring the events with additional help from West Shore Community College and the Mason County District Library during the next two weeks. 

Schedule:

September 17-19 and 23-24, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day at WSCC Schoenherr Campus Center – Students, faculty and staff will be encouraged to fill the cracks in the sidewalks on campus with red sand.  Photos will then be taken and posted to social media using the hashtag #RedSandProject.

September 17, 7 p.m. at Mason County Library, Ludington branch – The film “Human Trafficking in America” will be shown.

September 19, 7 p.m. at Mason County Library, Ludington branch – Ann Gensen and other actors will be reading a script “Stealing Innocence,” which depicts Human Trafficking from several different viewpoints.

September 24, 6 – 9 p.m. at WSCC Center Stage Theater – “Break The Chain” will be shown, a documentary film that shines a light on the hidden problem of Human Trafficking within Michigan communities and across the country.  Michigan Producer/Director, Laura Swanson, will be in attendance for an informational Q&A session after the film.

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