Wednesday, March 26, 2014
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Miller Hall, Room 114
The Loyola University New Orleans Free the Slaves Chapter is hosting a Freedom Week this March. The week will feature a series of events that will raise awareness about human trafficking within New Orleans, the U.S. and across the globe. The series features a free, public screening of "The Sugar Babies" documentary Wednesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. The film exposes those who profit from human trafficking and exploitation in the sugar industry of the Dominican Republic.
The screening is set for Miller Hall, room 114 on Loyola's main campus. The event is free and open to the public. Film director Amy Serrano will host a q-and-a session after the film.
The Freedom Week events will run from Monday, March 24 to Thursday, March 27. The Loyola Free the Slaves Chapter is teaming up with the Modern Slavery Research Project, the Women's Resource Center, African and African American Studies, the Tulane Free the Slaves Chapter and the Tulane Global Service League to present the daily events.