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Ocean County Library Hosts Documentary And Discussion On Human Trafficking
November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
The Ocean County Library will host a screening of the documentary “I Am Jane Doe” 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13 at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.
Narrated by Academy-Award nominee, Jessica Chastain, “I Am Jane Doe” reveals how, after rescuing their daughters, several mothers filed lawsuits against the advertising website, Backpage. Their efforts have sparked a human trafficking Senate investigation, pending legislation in Congress.
Doors open at 5:45 p.m., a brief presentation will begin at 6 p.m. A question and answer period facilitated by the New Jersey Coalition of Human Trafficking and the Dream Catcher program of the Women’s Center in Atlantic City will conclude the program.
This program provides 2.5 professional development hours and a certificate of attendance.
This program is sponsored by: The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Ocean County Youth Service Commission, Ocean County Health Department, S.C. of NJ Ocean County Probation-Juvenile Supervision, the Ocean County Library, Municipal Alliance Project, the New Jersey Governors Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse and The GangWise Project, a part of the Tools for Teens and Adults Series.
Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the top and middle levels of the Toms River parking garage behind the library and all levels, in the Ocean County parking garage on Hooper Avenue.