The Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning at Hodges University will hold a series of free sessions on the topic of human trafficking. The March 4 and March 11 meetings will be held from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Homewood Residence Learning Center in the Commons, off of Goodlette Road, in Naples.
Human Trafficking: Awareness and Action
The first week’s session will focus on the definition and signs of human trafficking and will give an overview of the issue from the global, national and regional perspective. The second class will focus on possible action projects that individuals and community groups can develop and undertake to fight the crime on the local level. This program is being offered in addition to the Human Trafficking program being presented at the University.
Nola Theiss is the Executive Director and founder of Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships, Inc. Nola previously served as Mayor of Sanibel. She owned and operated her own business for twenty years and worked as an educator for ten years. She is an instructor for Florida Regional Community Policing Institute, and is a speaker for the US Dept. of Justice Office of Victims of Crime.
The program is free of charge, but reservations are requested. For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Christine Wheeler at (239) 598-6133.