8:00am Registration and Tables open
9:00am Main Session One
BECCA STEVENS; Thistle Farms
Life After Death
Explore how healing is manifested in survivors of trafficking addiction and violence, and learn about the extraordinary story of Thistle Farms, the largest justice enterprise that offers housing, employment and hope for women around the world.
11:05am Main Session Two
STEPHANIE CLARK; Amirah
Healing in Community: A Deep-Dive into Supporting Survivors of Sex Trafficking
Sex trafficking has become one of the trendiest topics in America. Many want to help survivors, but on a practical level, how do we do that well? In this session, we’ll explore what Healing in Community looks like, and how we can move ahead with wisdom in developing aftercare initiatives in New England.
12:30pm Lunch (See details below) and Visit the Tables of Participating Organizations
1:30pm Main Session Three
ANNEMARIE BOULAY; The Underground
Pathway to Impact: A Story of The Church in the Anti-trafficking Movement
This session will highlight the God story of The Underground: Lighting the Way to Freedom – how the ministry was developed, our partnerships with state agencies, and what we’ve learned about how the church can most strategically contribute to the anti-trafficking movement.
4:00pm Meet Participating Organizations
4:30pm Summit Ends
Our hope is that everyone will stay on the Bethany Church campus for lunch as the schedule is very busy. There are many places to eat, both inside and outside, and it will be a great time to connect, visit the vendor tables, and help us keep on schedule.
* If you don’t want to pay for your lunch, please feel free to bring your own.
* Catering is from Panera, choosing from five options below. We NEED to submit our order by Monday, April 16, so the deadline for placing your order (no exceptions!) is 4/15 at 7:00pm.
* Cost per lunch is $15 regardless of which option. Those who order lunch will receive a color-coded voucher at registration, depending on which option you choose.
Panera Menu Items:
– Green Goddess Chicken Cobb Salad (Gluten Friendly)
Chicken raised without antibiotics, arugula, romaine, kale & radicchio blend, vine-ripened tomatoes & pickled red onions tossed with Green Goddess dressing & topped with avocado, bacon, & cage-free hard-boiled egg. This is a gluten friendly option, but Panera cannot guarantee it will be gluten free.
– Southwest Chili Lime Ranch Salad (Gluten Friendly)
Smoked, pulled chicken, romaine, arugula, adobo corn blend, quinoa tomato sofrito blend, fresh cilantro and masa crisps tossed in freshly made chile lime rojo ranch topped with feta and avocado. This is a gluten friendly option, but Panera cannot guarantee it will be gluten free.
– Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich (Vegan)
Zesty sweet Peppadew piquant peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions and cilantro-jalapeno hummus with salt and pepper on thin-sliced Tomato Basil.
– Roasted Turkey and Avocado BLT sandwich
Roasted turkey raised without antibiotics, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh avocado with pure mayo, salt and pepper on Sourdough. Served with chips, pickle & a cookie.
– Napa Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken raised without antibiotics, diced celery, seedless grapes, toasted almonds and our special dressing served with lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, salt and pepper on Sesame Semolina Bread. Served with chips, pickle & a cookie.
CLICK HERE to register and select your lunch option