Setting the Captives Free Anti Human Trafficking Event

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA-TV) A day long event starting on Saturday, July 22 at 10 am at the Creamery Mall, 201 Main St. Rapid City.

Featuring information from South Dakota West River Human Trafficking Task Force, Vision Beyond Borders, The Open Suitcase, Answer the Call, Department of Social Services, WAVI, Pennington Co. Sheriff’s Office, Internet Crimes Against Children, Children’s Home Society Child Advocacy Center, and Fallout Shelter Ministries

Learn to recognize the signs of trafficking and learn how to combat the issue.

Learn to protect yourself and others. Self-defense classes will be offered free-of-charge (Advanced Registration Required)

Hear speakers US Rep. Kristi Noem and Penn. Co. State’s Attorney Mark Vargo address the issue of human trafficking in South Dakota on Saturday evening

Patrick Klein from Vision Beyond Borders will speak Sunday July 23 at 6 P.M. about their organization’s work with trafficking victims.

Listen as he shares about their project in the red light districts of India, which provides a Day/Night Care Center for children of the women trapped in this darkness.

Dinner will be served at 6 P.M. With the speaker starting at 6:30 at the Destiny Foursquare Church on 1001 E. Philadelphia St., Rapid City

Free will donations are accepted.

Learn more about the event and The Open Suitcase Store at http://opensuitcasestore.org/events/