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Sex trafficking expert to speak at Union’s Social Justice Symposium April 18

JACKSON, Tenn.April 15, 2005 – The social work program at Union University will address the issues of prostitution, sexual trafficking and the global sex industry at this year’s Social Justice Symposium.

The event will be held Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in the Harvey Auditorium in the university’s Student Union Building.

Lisa Thompson, liaison for the abolition of sexual trafficking for the Salvation Army in Washington D.C., will be the speaker. She will identify the various components and current issues regarding the global sex industry and will provide information on ways people can get involved in anti-trafficking efforts.

A question and answer session will follow her address.

The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mary Anne Poe at (731) 661-5397.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

Union University Alert

Union University Announcement for March 5

Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day and evening classes canceled.

The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.

Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.

Nathan Shoemaker's junior recital has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Hartley Recital Hall.

Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for continuous service.

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