March 8, 2010

Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness – March 15 – 19, 2010

Posted in Current Events, News Release, SACE Events at 5:02 pm by sacetalks

Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness

March 15 – 19, 2010

Sexual exploitation happens right here in Edmonton—and it affects us all. Learn how you can help prevent sexual exploitation. Together, we can build a safe city.

Get informed. Get involved. Take part in these Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week events:

Youth Dare2Care Challenge • February 16 – March 15

Youth are invited to show that they “dare to care” about sexual exploitation by participating in this art challenge.

Proclamation of the Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness: March 15 • 1:30 – 2 p.m. • Theatre, Stanley A. Milner Library, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Join Councillor Amarjeet Sohi, EPS Chief Mike Boyd, and
community activist Danielle Boudreau to proclaim the week.

Sexual Exploitation Educational Night for Parents: March 17 • 7 p.m. • Theatre, Stanley A. Milner Library,7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Learn how you can protect kids from being lured into sexual exploitation on the Internet at this free information session with Craig Krieger from Alberta Justice.

Dare to Wear Day • March 19

Show your support for the prevention and elimination of sexual
exploitation by wearing the colour orange to work, school—or anywhere.

Closing Ceremonies March 19 • 10 a.m. • Heritage Room, City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Bring the week to a close with Mayor Mandel, Aboriginal drummer, Rocky Morin, and others.

For more information about these events, visit http://www.edmonton.ca/StopSexualExploitation

Join the Facebook group: Search for “Sexual Exploitation
Week of Awareness.”

These events are brought to you by the Sexual Exploitation Working Group, led by the City of Edmonton in collaboration with many community agencies. The Working Group strives to create awareness of sexual exploitation and the conditions that cause it.

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