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(Neb)-Sex Trafficking Conference Today At CSC

By: John Axtell Posted at: 11/01/2017 03:16 AM

By Kelsey R. Brummels, CSC College Relations

CHADRON - Chadron State College's senior Social Work majors enrolled in Methods III: Org and Communities (SW 435) are hosting a conference, "Not for Sale: Sex Trafficking in Nebraska," Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Student Center Ballroom from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference is free and open to the public.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., and the conference begins at 8 a.m. After a short table discussion, members of the CSC Theatre Department will perform "She Has a Name" by Andrew Kooman.

Hollie Strand will be the first of four speakers to present at 8:30 a.m. Strand works as a Computer Forensic Examiner at the Pennington County Sherriff's Office and her presentation is titled "Online Dangers."

Federico Vicente will then present "SAFE-T Training" and "What's Being Done in Nebraska?" at 9:30 a.m. Vicente is the Salvation Army's Fight to End Trafficking Program (SAFE-T) Community Outreach Coordinator in Nebraska.

After a short break, a survivor of sex trafficking will present "Experiences of Being Trafficked; Hope for Others" at 10:50 a.m.Attendees will then be provided lunch at 11:30 a.m., accompanied by a speech from President Randy Rhine.

At 12:30 p.m., members of CSC's Theatre Department will return to perform the second part of "She Has a Name."

The fourth speaker, Joseph Smith, will address attendees at 12:45 p.m. Smith, Madison County Attorney, will present "Prosecution and Sex Trafficking."
Strand will return to the stage at 1:40 p.m. to present a second topic, "Child Sexual Abuse: Bootcamp for Sex Trafficking."

Following Strand, a panel of experts will take part in a question and answer session with audience members. Panel members include Cassie Wegelin, a Scottsbluff State Patrol Investigator, Russel Harford, Dawes County Judge, Nicole Keller, DOVES Program Coordinator for Dawes and Sheridan County and Vicente.

Agenda

7:30-8:00

Registration and Refreshments

8:00-8:10

National Anthem, Color Guard/ROTC, Welcome

8:10-8:15

Table Talk

8:15-8:30

She Has a Name” (Part 1)

8:30-9:25

Hollie Strand

9:30-10:25

Federico Vicente

10:25-10:45

Break, Video, Table Talk, Moment of Silence

10:50-11:20

Survivor Story

11:30-12:15

Lunch; Words from President Rhine

12:15-12:30

Break

12:30-12:45

She Has a Name” (Part 2)

12:45-1:35

Joseph Smith

1:40-2:50

Hollie Strand

2:50-3:00

Break, Table Talk

3:00-3:30

Panel of Experts

3:30-4:00

Retiring of Colors, Final Words, Moment of Silence




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