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‘Collaborative to End Human Trafficking’ presents resources on human and labor trafficking at Kent State Geauga

Annalexis Davis, Reporter April 14, 2023

The Diversity Committee at Kent State Geauga hosted an event with Christina Lester representing the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking Wednesday, with a discussion on what human and labor trafficking...

Students Cameron Haught, Anna Grund, Michaela Morris, Tatyana Ragon and Megyn Bostic, who helped organize the Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium at Kent State Stark.

Kent Stark students organize anti-human trafficking symposium

Allyson Nichols September 24, 2018

"A human life cannot be sold" − a quote taped to the wall of the Kent State Stark campus’ Science and Nursing building on Friday evening and Saturday morning.The specific quote was something that...

Spotlight Speaker event educates Kent State on modern-day slavery

Audrianna Modon November 9, 2017

Anne Victory spoke to Kent residents and students about human trafficking Wednesday, in the fourth Nonprofit Spotlight Speakers event.Victory started her presentation by educating the audience on human...

Anti-human trafficking conference sheds light on dark reality

Dylan Reynolds November 7, 2017

Human trafficking is more common than most realize, and everyone is responsible for educating themselves to spot potential trafficking situations.That was the message conveyed by keynote speaker Susan...

Mason McLeod, a junior psychology major, helps fill Risman Plaza with red sand to raise awareness on human trafficking Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.

Red Sand Project draws attention to human trafficking

Chyenne Tatum October 19, 2017

Delaney Cordova stood in a pile of red sand covering Risman Plaza, sharing the stories of millions of people who still experience modern-day slavery.“There are people slipping through the cracks of abuse,...

Vice President of Kents International Justice Mission student organization Delaney Cordova and architecture sophomore Nathaniel Williams spread red sand into the cracks of the K in the middle of Risman Plaza Wednesday March 1. The Red Sand Project was started by artist Molly Goochman to bring awareness to the human trafficking epidemic.

IJM ensures human trafficking won’t fall through the cracks

McKenna Corson March 1, 2017

Tornado warnings and rain didn’t stop the International Justice Mission (IJM) from filling in the cracks in the sidewalk along Risman Plaza Wednesday morning.The movement — the “Red Sand Project"...

Board of County Commissioners member Kathleen Chandler speaks on human trafficking during the School of Communications Studies Global Issues Forum on Wednesday April 6, 2016. The ongoing forum brings in panelists to discuss relevant global issues.

Panel discusses awareness of human trafficking

Latisha Ellison April 6, 2016

The School of Communication Studies and The Center for International and Intercultural Education hosted its Spring Global Issues Forum “Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Epidemic” Wednesday night...

CCI hosts discussion on human trafficking

Latisha Ellison March 30, 2016

Kent State's School of Communication Studies will host a Global Issues Forum on Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Epidemic, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.According to...

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UNCHAINED fashion show comes to Kent

Taylor Pierce March 28, 2016

"A Magazine" and the non-profit organization UNCHAINED will collaborate to host an anti-human trafficking fashion show on Monday, April 4. The event will take place at 8 p.m. in the Kent State Student...

Fashion show teaches about human trafficking

Kathryn Rush September 13, 2015

Kent State University Stark Campus will host UNCHAINED, a human sex trafficking awareness fashion show Sept. 21.UNCHAINED is a non-profit Columbus-based organization founded by Felicia Kalan and Stephanie...

Illustration from the Detroit Free Press 2012.

Ohio sees more human trafficking crimes in 2014 than previous years

Katie Nix and Rachel Smeaton April 27, 2015

The State of Ohio is dealing with human trafficking now more than ever according to a report from the Attorney General’s office.“It’s one of those things where I think we’re just becoming more...

Photo courtesy of Kyle Fleming Photography.

KSU incorporates skating, religion into designs

Skye McEowen February 25, 2015

While students at Kent State trudged through snow and cold last week, one student spent a few days in Tampa, Florida to showcase her collection on a runway.Kirsten Warner, a senior fashion design major,...

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