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Human trafficking the focus of day-long conference at NOVA-Alexandria

Human trafficking is a social justice issue that affects millions of people worldwide. To combat its effect, the NOVA Institute for Public Service at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College and the City of Alexandria Office of Human Rights are sponsoring a joint day-long conference to bring awareness to the issue.

Slavery in the 21st Century” will explore human trafficking from a historical, global and community issue perspective.  A full conference schedule can be found here.  The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, April 7. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. with a welcome by Dr. Jim McClellan, dean of liberal arts at NOVA- Alexandria.  

Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Bisdorf Building, Room 196, Alexandria, VA 22311

Conference contact: Linda Rodriguez, NOVA Institute for Public Service coordinator, at 703-933-8099 or lirodriguez@nvcc.edu

Media Contact: Jennifer Gonzalez | 703.425.5839 | jgonzalez@nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.