Panel Discussion: Human Trafficking Here and Elsewhere
Caleb Probst will give an overview of sexual trafficking in the greater metropolitan area of Chicago. He is a teacher, curriculum developer, speaker for CAASE (Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation) and the facilitator of the nation's first program Empowering Young Men to End Sexual Exploitation.
Dr. Joel Filmore, a survivor of sex trafficking, will speak on "Living Beyond the Pain: Being More than a Survivor." Dr. Filmore is a licensed mental health clinician, author, trainer and international speaker.
Anne K. Ream, Founder of Voices and Faces Project, author, and former Group Creative Director at Leo Burnett will introduce her film "World without Exploitation."
JCAST-Chicago (Jewish Coalition Against Sex Trafficking-Chicago) will bring Trafficked Teens, silhouettes of teeage girls with accompanying personal stories and fast facts about sex trafficking.
Rachel Bronson: "The 2017 Doomsday Clock: Why the Time Matters"
Rachel Bronson is the Executive Director and publisher of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Before coming to the Bulletin, Dr. Bronson was the vice president of studies among other responsibilities at the Council on Global Affairs. Her career includes her appointments as a senior fellow of Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, a senior fellow for international security affairs for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Dr. Bronson received her doctorate from Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune.