2015 News Releases

Attorney General’s Office and Department for Children and Families to sponsor community forums on human trafficking

Release Date: Feb 17, 2015

TOPEKA – (February 17, 2015) – Community forums on human trafficking will be held in seven cities across Kansas, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Kansas Department for Children and Families Secretary Phyllis Gilmore announced today.

 These forums are being held to discuss ways to build awareness and capacity in local communities for prevention, intervention and restorative care for victims of human trafficking. Each event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the following locations:

 Wednesday, February 18                             WSU Metroplex
                                                                     5015 E. 29th St. N., Wichita
                                                                     Suderman Commons, Room 132

 Wednesday, February 25                             DCF Learning Center
                                                                     2600 SW East Circle Drive South,                                                            Topeka

 Friday, February 27                                     The Urban Scholastic Center
                                                                     2900 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

 Monday, March 2                                         South Church of God
                                                                     635 S. Washington Ave., Liberal

 Tuesday, March 3                                         First United Methodist Church of       Hays
                                                                     305 W. 7th St., Hays

 Wednesday, March 4                                    Salina First United Methodist Church
                                                                      122 N. 8th St., Salina

 Monday, March 23                                       Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg
                                                                   1 Mt. Carmel Way, Pittsburg

 For additional information about these events, please contact Jennifer Rapp, Public Information Officer, with the Kansas Attorney General’s Office at (785) 296-6115 or Theresa Freed, Director of Communications, with the Kansas Department for Children and Families at (785) 296-0537.


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