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My family has books and articles about our family all the way back from the 1800's from when three brothers left Europe to come to America. The three brothers decided to change the spelling of…

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Human Trafficking Training for Communities and Schools

Carissa Phelps, JD/MBA, Esq. CEO/Founder Runaway Girl, Inc. Stacy Jewell Writer, Director and Producer Jenna McKay Advocate Carissa Phelps, Stacy Jewell and Jenna McKaye describe their…

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The Essential Abolitionist: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

John Vanek Consultant on Leadership and the Response to Human Trafficking John Vanek is a retired San Jose Police Department lieutenant who spent 25 years in law enforcement. In 2006, he helped…

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Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

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How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

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Prisoners as Capital and Persons as Property

Dr. Michael J. Coyle Faculty, Political Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, History Department, CSU, Chico These presentations could be subtitled, “look beneath the…

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Human Trafficking Awareness to Action

Carissa Phelps, Mike Laughlin, Keisha Head, Christina Rangel Carrisa Phelps opens this program from CSU, Chico’s fourth annual STOP Human Trafficking Conference with a powerful speech and the…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Human Trafficking IS Modern Day Slavery

Dr. Kate Transchel Professor, CSU, Chico History Department Dr. Transchel has been studying and advocating against human trafficking since 1999. Among other things, she describes world-wide…

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The Demand for Sex Trafficking

CSU, Chico Students This presentation begins with an eye-opening short film about prostitution and sex trafficking. The presenters examine the relationships among pornography, prostitutes, johns,…

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Slavery on Free Soil: California's Unfree Past

Dr. Stacey Smith Associate Professor, Oregon State University When one thinks of 19th Century slavery in the U.S., one usually thinks of the Southern States that comprised the Confederate side in…

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Above and Beyond: The Eighth Field Season at Betty’s Hope Plantation, Antigua, West Indies

Dr. Georgia Fox Faculty, CSU, Chico Anthropology Department For eight summers, Dr. Georgia Fox has accompanied her CSU, Chico anthropology students to the West Indies island of Antigua to…

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Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo

JD Stier JD Stier worked with the Obama Administration on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo. In a…

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Thinking about Lincoln

Dr. Michael Zuckert Faculty, University of Notre Dame Dr. Zuckert explores American attitudes toward Abraham Lincoln over the past century and a half since his death. He also discusses the…

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The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War

Dr. James Oakes Faculty, City University of New York Dr. Oakes is the author of the book, “Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865” (W.W. Norton,…

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Survivor of Slavery

Shamere McKenzie Shamere McKenzie was in her third year as a student at an East Coast college. She attended with an athletic scholarship. Then she got injured and lost her scholarship. She needed…

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