search

March 22

March 22, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Regional human trafficking panel comes to MCC April 18

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will host “Human Trafficking in the Heartland” on Tuesday, April 18, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in room 114 at the College’s Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. The panel discussion will be led by Nebraska Human Trafficking task force members; Anna Brewer, Amber Schlote and Alicia Webber.

 

The discussion will focus on human trafficking, one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises worldwide, with activity across the state. Panel members will share their experiences and the realities of human trafficking in the region. The panel discussion is part of MCC’s 11th annual Diversity Matters Film & Lecture Series, a year-long series that brings both film and interactive discussions on various topics to MCC locations.

 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

###
 

Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.