Friday May 13, 2011

Abolitionist Seminar

Crowne Plaza

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Emcee - Valandra

Vednita Carter - Founder & Executive Director of Breaking Free presents:

The Issue of Sex Trafficking

Dr. Melissa Farley, Presenting groundbreaking multi-country research on the men who buy sex titled:

“It’s like renting an organ for 10 minutes:” How Johns Explain Prostitution

Special Interview

The Abolitionist Movement Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow:

Norma Ramos of CATW - Executive Director of the

Coalition Against the Trafficking of Women

Steve Wagner - President of the Renewal Forum and former

Director of the Human Trafficking Programs at the

US Department of Health and Human Services

Dorchen Leidholt - A leading activist in the feminist movement.

Director of the Center for Battered Women’s

Legal Services and Co-Director of CATW

Dr. Laura Lederer - President of Global Centurion presents -

Solutions Going Forward: A Comprehensive

Approach to Demand Reduction

Andrew Hanson - Founder & CEO of MATTOO closing remarks

*Special Performance by Lamont Hiebert of Love 146

VIP Launch Party, Award Ceremony & Survivor’s Art Exhibit

Crowne Plaza  |  Windows on the River, 22nd Floor | Tickets $35 & include appetizers

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Actress Teal Redman

Julian Sher, Author of Somebody’s Daughter: The Hidden Story of

America’s Prostituted Children

Annie Hilton, Founder of Freeset

The Not For Sale Campaign

Lamont Hiebert of Love 146

and many more VIP guests to be announced.......

Appetizers, cash bar, survivor’s art exhibit, live music, and more...

Saturday May 14, 2011

Survivor/Advocate Panel Discussion

    (Opens with MATTOO’s Spain event team video-conferenced in)

Crowne Plaza | Tickets $35, includes boxed lunch

10:00 - 2:00 pm

*11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Break: boxed lunch provided

Featuring: Emcee Julian Sher

Moderator: Christine Stark, Activist, Author and Artist

Joy Friedman, Women’s Program Manager at Breaking Free

Kristy Childs, Founder & Executive Director of Veronica’s Voice

Tina Frundt, Founder & Executive Director of Courtney’s House

Law Enforcement/Legislative/FBI Panel Discussion

Moderator: Elizabeth Scaife, Program Coordinator at Shared Hope International

Sergeant John Bandemer, St. Paul Police

Officer Heather Weyker, St. Paul Police

Michele Garnett-McKenzie, Director of Advocacy at the Advocates for Human Rights

Paul McCabe, FBI Special Agent

Senator John Harrington, (DFL) District 67

Senator Sandy Pappas, (DFL) District 65

*Also, Senator Carla Nelson, and Dave Thompson

*tentative based on the legislative session

MATTOO’s Men’s Rally-Walk at the Capitol

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

“For Her” - Women’s Marketplace Block Party (where the men will walk to)

at corner of Exchange St. & Wabasha | FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Featuring: Not For Sale, International Justice Mission, the Breaking Free Boutique, Source Ministries, MN Indian Women’s Resource Center, PRIDE, Freeset, Mission 21, and many more vendors and organizations fighting for freedom

Nicole C. Mullen Victory Benefit Concert for Breaking Free

Fitzgerald Theater 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, TICKETS $20 IN ADVANCE or $25 at the door

  1. - Hosted by Dawn Stevens - Fox 9 News

  2. - Special Guest Speaker Miss Shannan Paul, Radio Host and Comedian

  3. - Featuring:  Spoken Word artist Lauren Catlin and R & B Sensation Tiffany Carter

Don’t miss this historic weekend of events! Space is limited so order your tickets in advance.

Weekend Agenda

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May 13-14, 2011

A Historic 2-Day, International Anti-Human Trafficking Event

USA  |  To visit Spain site (in Spanish), please click here.

Lamont Hiebert | Love 146