Modern Slavery Conference
Date:
16th June 2018
Time:
10:30- 15:30
Description:
Modern Slavery Conference, 10.30am-3.30pm (refreshments from 10.00am)at Christ Church, Beckenham. This is part of our Freedom from Slavery Campaign.

Our Speakers:

• Bishop James Langstaff, the Bishop of Rochester.

• Bishop Alastair Redfern, the Bishop of Derby, who has campaigned in the House of Lords and in his own diocese to raise awareness of modern slavery and improve support for the survivors.

• Caroline Virgo, Project Officer for The Clewer Initiative, will give a national perspective on how dioceses across England are responding.

• Lys Ford, a Partnerships Officer from The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, will share how they are responding to labour exploitation in the UK.

• Lara Bundock from the Snowdrop Project will share about her work supporting survivors of modern slavery.

• Mark Bailey, Strategic Partnerships Director of Hope for Justice, will give an insight into how they are responding.

• There will also be Workshops with some of our Speakers, opportunities to network and a Q&A session.

This event will be a key date for those wanting to work in the diocese to respond to modern slavery, and for those who want to understand more. It is free of charge and there will be a lunch break with refreshments (tea/coffee etc) but note that lunch will not be provided so do please bring a packed lunch.

Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Please register now to make sure you can attend: https://rochestermodernslavery.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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