Girls Are Not For Sale:
Ending Prostitution for Minnesota Girls
Friday, July 27, 7:30am - 9am
Turtle Bread, 4762 Chicago Ave S (in the Pizza Biga Room)
Council Member Elizabeth Glidden of Ward 8 is hosting an opportunity to learn about efforts to end child prostitution and sex trafficking in Minneapolis and Minnesota, including the MN Girls Are Not for Sale campaign for the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. The FBI has identified the Twin Cities as one of the nation’s 13 largest centers for child prostitution. The average age of a girl’s entry into prostitution is 12 to 14 years old.
The public is welcomed.
The event will feature: Terry Williams, director of External Affairs for the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota; Lt. Nancy Dunlap, who leads the Minneapolis Police Sex Crimes Unit, and Artika Roller , program director for PRIDE (From Prostitution to Independence, Dignity & Equality), which provides support and advocacy services to girls victimized by prostitution.
To learn more about child prostitution and sex trafficking, including ways you can help, go to www.MnGirlsNotForSale.org.