A modern day slavery & exploitation awareness event including knowledgeable speakers helping to inform and resource attendees.
Wed, February 8, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
The Chaplaincy Centre, Plymouth Marjon University Derriford Road Plymouth PL6 8BH
Set within the context of ‘Journeying in dignity’, the 9th International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2023, (Feast of St Josephine Bakhita,) Caritas Diocese of Plymouth, Transforming Plymouth Together, the Diocese of Exeter and The Clewer Initiative are collaboratively hosting an event to raise awareness of modern-day slavery and exploitation today.
Organisations including British Red Cross, Devon & Cornwall Police and The Modern Slavery Organised Immigration Crime Unit) will share throughout the morning, helping to inform and resource attendees as well as suggesting ways to offer practical support.
By the end of the seminar, attendees will have a greater awareness of the complex issues associated with this crime, how to report concerns, have clearer understanding of the local and national situation and how we can make our communities more resilient.
St Josephine Bakhita is the Patron Saint of Victims of Modern Slavery, and we commit to bringing hope and restoration to the victims in their journey of recovery.
***CAR PARKING – PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS CAR PARKING AVAILABLE ONSITE HOWEVER YOU WILL NEED TO USE THE ‘JUST PARK’ APP SO IT MAY BE WORTH DOWNLOWDING BEFORE YOU ARRIVE. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE FIRST 90 MINUTES PARKING***