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Survivor of Domestic Sex Trafficking to Share Story at Aquinas College

February 15, 2012 - (GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.) – The Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center at Aquinas College continues its speaker
series by offering another free lecture on February 23.

Ms. Flores is the spokeswoman and Director of Education and Training for Gracehaven House, which is a rehabilitation home in Ohio for young girls who are survivors of human trafficking. She is a survivor of domestic sex trafficking when she was a teenager living in the Detroit area and has detailed her story in her memoir, The Slave Across the Street. Ms. Flores speaks on human trafficking in the U.S. and her S.O.A.P. Project (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) as a rescue effort for young girls being trafficked in the U.S.

Title: The Slave Across the Street
Speaker: Ms. Theresa Flores, survivor of domestic sex trafficking
Date: Thursday, February 23 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Location: Wege Center Ballroom, Aquinas College
Details: Event is free and open to the public.