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Break Free Kitsap 2013 Events

January 21-27

  • Prostitution: Never a Choice
  • When: Tuesday, January 22, 5:30pm – 7pm
  • Where: Sheridan Park Recreation Center, 680 Lebo Blvd, Bremerton
  • Details: Speaker Dr. Debra Boyer, Applied Anthropologist
  • Sponsored by Soroptimist International Greater Bremerton

  • Human Trafficking Awareness and Education Event
  • When: Wednesday, January 23, 5 pm – 8 pm (doors open at 4:30 pm for refreshments)
  • Where: Poulsbo City Hall Chambers
  • Details: Features a presentation from Detective Harry James – Seattle Police Department Innocence Lost Taskforce; Human Trafficking updates from Shared Hope International and Rescue and Restore; Internet Safety for Kids and Parents; and the film “Your American Teen”.   This full length documentary is about the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in the northwest region of the United States. From incest, to drugs, to violent sexualized music, advertisements and movies, to sexual harassment in our schools, our malls and the internet, one thing is clear, our girls are under attack.  A representative from the movie’s producer and crew will also be on hand for a Q&A session after the film.
  • Links: Your American Teen
  • Sponsored by  Soroptimist International North Kitsap, North Kitsap Optimist Club, Peninsula Lighthouse Ministries and DEF Productions

  • “Your American Teen” Documentary Showing
  • When: Wednesday, January 23, 7pm
  • Where: South Kitsap High School, 425 Mitchell Ave, Port Orchard
  • Details: Focuses on the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in the Northwest United States.
  • Links: Your American Teen 
  • Sponsored by Soroptimist International Port Orchard

  • Identifying and Serving Survivors of Sex Trafficking
  • When: Thursday, January 24, 10am-1pm
  • Where: Kitsap Mental Health, Haselwood Room, 5455 Almira Dr. NE, Bremerton
  • Details: This free event will provide specialized training for service providers, social workers, and counselors in Kitsap County.  It can be difficult to recognize a client who has been trafficked, and to understand their specific needs resulting from their past or present situation.  Shelly Griffiths, LICSW, a supervisor at Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress, will be speaking and answering questions with a special focus on the impact of trauma and behavior trends of survivors.  Join us to better serve the trafficked women and youth in our community!
  • Links:  Scarlet Road
  • Sponsored by Scarlet Road

  • Hope4Justice AWARE Workshop   “Understanding current effects of pornography on youth; Exposing risks of child trafficking in our local schools”
  • When: Saturday, January 26, 1pm – 5pm
  • Where: Silverdale Haselwood YMCA, 3909 NW Randall Way, Silverdale
  • Details: 4 hour workshop Presented by Lynden Police Officer Don Glunt.  Part 1: Illusions, an interactive discussion about how youth are drawn into the addiction and destruction of pornography–and how they can be both protected and helped.  Part 2: Deceptions, a guide on the risks of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking with additional curriculum from Hope4Justice.  Pre-registration Required
  • Click here to Register Online  
  • Links: Aware Program    Hope4Justice
  • Sponsored by Not for Sale Kitsap

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Benefit Concert
  • When: Saturday, January 26, 7pm
  • Where: Coffee Oasis, 822 Burwell St., Bremerton
  • Links: The Coffee Oasis
  • Sponsored by The Coffee Oasis

  • The Dark Side of Chocolate Documentary
  • When: Sunday, January 20, 9:30pm
    Thursday, January 24, 7pm
    Friday, January 25, 9am
    Saturday, January 26, 3pm
  • Where: Airing on BKAT – Comcast Channel 12 & WAVE Broadband channel 3
  • Links: The Dark Side of Chocolate     BKAT
  • Sponsored by Not For Sale Kitsap

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