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Community Film Series: Dreamcatcher

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Connecticut Women’s Consortium Inc., 2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite #401
Hamden, CT 06518 United States

FREE SCREENING! Sundance award winner DREAMCATCHER takes us into a hidden world of prostitution and sexual trafficking through the eyes of one of its survivors, Brenda Myers-Powell. Brenda, a former sex worker, defied the odds to become a powerful advocate for change in her community, and works to help women and young girls break the cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation. DREAMCATCHER lays bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of these young women, their families and the communities where they live in Chicago and Brenda’s unflinching intervention that turns these desperate lives around.  View the trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMPXhevhw0U Panel Q&A: Hear from chair of the Trafficking in Persons Counsel, head of the Sex Workers and Allies Network, Director of the Human Anti-trafficking Response Team, individuals with lived experience, and other community stakeholders. 5:30pm - Refreshments & Mingling6:00pm - Welcome & Film Screening7:45pm - Panel Q&A The Connecticut Women’s Consortium’s Community Film Series endeavors to stimulate connections, raise awareness, increase knowledge, and encourage dialogue about current issues impacting […]

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