by Alana J. Mauger
The Montgomery County Teen Parent Task Force, in collaboration with the Phi Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Montgomery County Community College’s Student Support and Referral Team (SSRT), will host a Straight Talk program about Human Trafficking on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 6:30-9 p.m.
The program will be held in the Science Center Theater at the College’s Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell with video-conferencing to South Hall 221 at the West Campus, 101 College Drive, Pottstown. The program is free and is open to the public, and guests are asked to bring donations of non-perishable food items for a local food bank. For information or to pre-register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program, titled “How Can Human Sex Trafficking Affect You and Your Children,” will include a screening of the short film “Chosen,” followed by a panel discussion and Q & A session. Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach will join experts to discuss the impact of this modern form of slavery in our communities.
SSRT is a proactive initiative at MCCC designed to assist students deal with issues that may be roadblocks to success in their education and lives. To learn more, visit mc3ssrt.wordpress.com.