January 18, 8:30am - 10:00am EST. Hosted at Place of Hope
part of a series on Surreal
About the speaker
Florida ranks 3rd in the nation for human trafficking and this month’s speaker, Laura Cusack, is fighting hard to change that!
Laura is the Human Trafficking Prevention and Education Coordinator at Place of Hope. In addition to this important position, Laura currently runs prevention and support groups for teenage girls, oversees Palm Beach County’s Hope Campaign which helps identify missing children and promotes the National Human Trafficking Hotline. She received her Masters in Social Work at FAU which guided her to help at-risk youth in inner city and residential treatment settings, and provide direct services to human trafficking victims.
Our amazing coffee sponsor is Subculture Coffee. Subculture Coffee is a vision of two local guys, Rodney and Sean, who believed in two simple things: the coffee culture and this city. The day they opened, and every day since, has consisted of roasting and brewing coffee the best they know how, in a space that allows people from all walks of life to connect. They strongly believe in fostering a community of diversity and expression, one that brings soul to our city.
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Place of Hope at The Leighan and David Rinker Campus provides family style foster care (emergency and long term), family outreach and intervention, safety for domestic minor sexually trafficked victims, transitional housing and support; hope and healing opportunities for children and families who have been traumatized by abuse or neglect throughout our region.
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We’ll be located in the Rec Building - the only yellow building located right next to the parking lot. Should be easy to find. Park anywhere!