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The University of Texas at Tyler to Hold Human Trafficking Awareness Discussion May 10

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April 24, 2017

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a human trafficking awareness discussion.

Sponsored by the university's Center for Ethics, the public event will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 10 at The University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m.

The discussion will address the epidemic of domestic teen sex trafficking in East Texas. The panel will include experts in the field of human trafficking along with representatives in law enforcement, legal and legislative fields, private and public education and health care.

To RSVP, contact center council member Dr. Gloria Duke, 903.566.7023 or gduke@uttyler.edu. Deadline is Tuesday, May 2.

The center's mission is to lead, motivate and encourage those who share a commitment to applying integrity through critical thinking, research, teaching, artistic performance, public service and the promotion of respectful dialog.

For more information, visit uttyler.edu/center-for-ethics/.

One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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