Co-founder and executive director of the Dreamcatcher Foundation, Brenda Myers-Powell was a product of human trafficking at the age of 14, when she escaped an abusive home life and learned to navigate the streets of Chicago. She endured continued abuse and addiction for 25 years as a prostitute and survived to mentor young women out of the same path. Now, Myers-Powell educates on the perils of human trafficking with a raw edge not for the faint of heart.
Part of Rockford University’s Forum Series, this free lecture will be offered in Clark Arts Center’s Maddox Theatre on our Rockford campus, 5050 E. State St.
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