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2014/1/14

Kat Rohrer directs Interactive Human Trafficking Play in Florida

GreenKat Productions is happy to announce that Kat Rohrer will be directing "Walking in their Footsteps" an interactive theater piece about Human Trafficking in Jacksonville, FL.
The play was first conceived in 2009 by Ann Lien and Kat Rohrer as an event for Freedom Week 2009 at the Museum of Tolerance in New York.
http://freedomweeknyc.org/­

Presented at the Florida Coastal School of Law, Art Works for Freedom, The Freed Firm and GreenKat Productions, “Walking in Their Footsteps” immerses audience members in the experience, assigning them “characters” and shuttling them through a series of stations, from the friendly lures of the job recruitment stage to dehumanizing objectification to being abused and trapped, both emotionally and physically. All of these stages characterize modern slavery.

The performance will be followed by a debriefing and Q&A, explaining what the audience has just experienced in the context of the third-largest—and fastest-growing—criminal industry in the world.

RSVP:

L.Gregoire(_AT_)law.fcsl.edu


This performance is made possible by the generous support of:

ArtWorks for Freedom (AWFF) is a 501 ©3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to use the power of art in the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. It seeks to transform public attitudes, inspire anti-trafficking action and give voice to survivors. Through global partnerships with governments, human rights organizations and the private sector, AWFF deploys art in its many forms to catalyze popular movement against this crime against humanity, ultimately contributing to its eradication. For more information, visit http://www.artworksforfreedom.org.


Crystal Freed is managing partner of The Freed Firm, P.A. and uses her skill as an attorney to advocate for victims of human trafficking and to organize grassroots efforts to raise awareness. For more information, visit http://www.freedfirm.com.

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