The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is proud to announce that Ms. Kelly Tallon Franklin will be its keynote speaker for the AHRC Reception on Human Trafficking scheduled for October 10, 2019. The Reception will be held on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Bint Jebail Cultural Center in Dearborn, Michigan. More details regarding the event and its anticipated program will be released in the near future.
Ms. Kelly Tallon Franklin is a best-selling publisher and twice number one best-selling author, an award winning speaker, respected advocate and trainer on the issue of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, force prostitution and equines. Founder of Farmtown Canada and Courage for Freedom, she has a personal story of transformation, hope and resiliency for having overcome violence, drug addiction, abuse, exploitation and incarceration.
This year’s forum’s topic is, “Human Trafficking: Universal Challenge, Common Responsibility.” The program will focus on the challenge of human trafficking locally, nationally and internationally. Human trafficking constitutes a serious challenge facing our world today. It requires collective and collaborative efforts to defeat it. Human trafficking is a challenge that is not limited to certain countries. It is a global problem. And Detroit, falling on an international border with Canada, has seen its share of human trafficking cases.
The AHRC Community Forum & Dinner Reception is a platform that includes several presenters from academia, civil society and government agencies. This year’s program reflects diverse perspectives and views regarding this growing challenge facing the world today. The program will include special guest remarks from several government law enforcement agencies and community leaders. This year’s program reflects diverse perspectives and views regarding this growing challenge.
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) has always advocated for effective engagement and partnership between communities and the law enforcement agencies that serve them. The event is by invitation only and limited to the invitees and supporters. Media are welcome to attend, however, we kindly request advance notice.
Event by invitation only. Media are welcome to join with prior registration. For more information and/or support please visit our website at: www.ahrcusa.org or contact us via Imad@ahrcusa.org or 313-790-8453 or 313-914-3251.
Guest Speaker Information:
Ms. Kelly Tallon Franklin is a best-selling publisher and two time number one best-selling author, an award winning speaker, respected advocate and trainer on the issue of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, force prostitution and equines. Founder of Farmtown Canada and Courage for Freedom, she has a personal story of transformation, hope and resiliency, having herself overcome violence, drug addiction, abuse, exploitation and incarceration.
Ms. Kelly Tallon Frnaklin is a recipient of international, national and local awards that include: the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal of Honour, Ontario Provincial Volunteer Medal(s) of Excellence, Canada 150 Certificate of Merit and Recognition, and Canadian Chamber of Commerce Women of Impact Award. Ms. Tallon Franklin would say her best accolades are still found in lives of those she serves and whose voices she amplifies.
Kelly, as she prefers to be addressed, offers honest insights and creative understanding to listeners and those she trains. Those include: front line workers, politicians, coalitions, triage/hospital staff, police officers and instructors, women’s organizations, chambers of commerce, hotel/motel and travel industry sectors, educators/teachers, religions organizations, unions and service and others. Her unconventional story telling with lived experiences motivates and ignites passion and purpose. She calls people to take action and to work tirelessly together. The positive outcomes she has created and impacts she has inspired and seen bring hope and change to deserving lives and families. With new ways of thinking and feeling, she believes we can change our collective and individual expression and outcomes for the benefit of victims/survivors and our communities.
Kelly serves as the Founder Farmtown Canada (NGO, charity), CEO Courage for Freedom (NGO, charity) Visionary ProjectONroute Provincial Human Trafficking Awareness Movement, Project Lead ProjectMapleLeaf National Human Trafficking Awareness Movement, National Chairperson BPW Canada National Human Trafficking Awareness Task Force, international Chairperson BPW International Human Trafficking Awareness Task Force and CSW63 UNWomen Representative.
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“Human Trafficking: Universal Challenge, Common Responsibility”
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