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AAUW meeting features information on human trafficking prevention

Updated: May 10, 2020

By Lexi Clark


The American Association of University Women at SWOSU met Monday, Jan. 27, for their regular monthly meeting.

Since January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, SWOSU Police Chief Kendra Brown spoke at the meeting and informed members and visitors about the dangers of slavery and human trafficking.

According to Brown, there are three certified adult human trafficking shelters in Oklahoma. One of those shelters, the Mission House, is located in Clinton. She spoke of methods that are used to seek out victims for slavery and human trafficking.

Vi Kinsman, president of the SWOSU chapter of AAUW, also gave a presentation on the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. She informed students about the scholarships NCCWSL offers, and said those who wish to apply must do so by Feb. 23 to be considered. The conference will be held May 27-30 at the University of Maryland College Park.

The next meeting of AAUW will be Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:00 pm.

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