Eyes and Ears Wide Open! A Human Trafficking Awareness Event -- Commemorating National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and Missouri Sex Trafficking Awareness Month, with a Compelling Message from Guest Presenter Christine McDonald, Trafficking Survivor and Social Justice Activist
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Columbia Public Library Friends Room
100 W. Broadway, Columbia
* Meet and Greet Reception and Light Refreshments
* Fair Trade Vendors - Roūte, Global Market, International Blessings
* Information and Take Action Table
* Featured Speaker and 2-time Author Christine McDonald christinevision.org
* Book Signing
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Christine "Clarity" McDonald is an internationally recognized author and speaker on the social injustices facing underserved populations today. As a survivor of human trafficking, homelessness, and addiction, Christine - now blind as a result of a disease that forced her to choose between her unborn child and her eyesight - is on a mission to bring justice and awareness to the forefront of social change through education and unconditional love.
She is the author of Cry Purple and The Same Kind of Human: Seeing the Marginalized and Exploited through Eyes of Grace (released Dec. 2016). Christine will have both her book available for purchase and signing. She has graciously offered to donate $5 from every book sale to the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition.