Events and Resources
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Human Trafficking in West Michigan?
“Capturing” humans and turning them into slaves for the
purpose of profit-making is not new in human history. But the fact that
it is happening now in the United States, including West Michigan, is
a surprise for most citizens. Most of us are shocked
to learn about sex trafficking of young girls.
Date? Tuesday, June 11, 2013
When? 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Where? Herrick District Library in Holland
Who? David Manville, ACSW & LMSU, who has just finished
teaching a course on human trafficking at Eastern Michigan University,
U.S. and Michigan
facts with his insights. He is a certified
mediator and was employed as a family clinician and social-worker for
Wayne County’s mediation and education unit.
Cost? Free and Open to All
A panel of area professionals will follow his presentation, commenting
on local issues related to human trafficking in Michigan.
This event is sponsored by Lakeshore Women for Peace in Holland and
co-sponsored by: ACEH, Arbor Circle, Hope Church RCA, Holland Peacemakers,
Holland Friends Meeting (Quakers), JFON West Michigan, Holland-area League
of Women Voters, and St. Francis deSales Catholic Church.
Where: Martha Miller Center 1st floor Rotunda
When: TBD at TBD
Why: Conversation, refreshments, and LEARNING how to
be a global citizen!
ON CAMPUS RESOURCES....
Career Services Office
VE Global: No Fee Volunteer Program in Chile for students
VE Global is a volunteer program that helps foster
the growth of children at social risk in Santiago, Chile by implementing
literacy, arts, health, and English programs. Laura Meeker, an
alum of your school, is a former VE Global volunteer and it would
be great to
have more volunteers like her!
Jennifer Ly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mmember of VE Global, a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization providing free volunteer and internship abroad opportunities
in Santiago, Chile.
Fulbright Scholarships (Advisors:
Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project & Dr. Janis Gibbs, History
Rhodes & Marshall (Advisor: Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project)
Peace Corps (Contact Career Services)
Critical Language Institutes
for Language Studies (Beloit College) offers
students a unique pportunity to achieve a year's worth of college-level
language training in just eight weeks. Language study in Arabic, Chinese,
Japanese and Russian.
Opportunities for U.S. Citizens in International Organizations - published by the U.S. Department of State
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Food for the Hungry
ProjectsAbroad - two
to three month volunteer opportunities in various fields including
teaching, medicine, and social work.
Your Skills are Needed!
2013 International Volunteer & Internship Opportunities:
Teach Math, Science or English to former child soldiers & sex slaves;
...Learn project management & capacity building in post-conflict
......help women have a voice & change how women are represented
...........or teach conflict prevention...or appropriate technology....or
help small enterprises flourish.
1. MICRO-FINANCE: Costa Rica, Cameroon, Mongolia, Oceania
2. SMALL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT: Rwanda, Cameroon, Tanzania, Malta, Peru,
3. DEMOCRACY BUILDING & HUMAN RIGHTS: Kenya, Malta, Morocco, Mongolia,
4. ENVIRONMENTAL & APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY: Ghana, Tanzania, Indonesia,
5. JOURNALISM: Uganda, Sri Lanka, Thai-Burma
6. SOCIAL WORK/ PSYCHOLOGY: Gulu, Tanzania, Cameroon, Sri Lanka, Malta,
Peru, Honduras, Costa Rica
6. COMMUNITY or RURAL DEVELOPMENT: Peru; Gulu; Cameroon, Indonesia, India
7. HEALTH: Sacred Valley, Caribbean, Uganda, Cameroon, Peru, India, Malta,
8. REFUGEES: Thai- Burma, Malta, Congolese
9. WOMEN: Cameroon, Uganda, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Bolivia, Congolese
10: KIDS & YOUTH: Ghana, Kenya, Nepal, Honduras, Peru, Rwanda, Morocco,
These are volunteer opportunities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
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then send answered Questionnaire and resume to:
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