The Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women was launched in November of 2013. Today, the chapter has about 56 members. Like the national and other local chapters, the Detroit chapter offers it support to federal legislation and funding that seeks to promote gender equality and economic empowerment of women. The Detroit chapter will also work with local goverment officials to support legislation that promotes gender equity.
The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women is reaching out and asking all members and supporters to get involved in our upcoming events!
We will share details on all events as they develop. Mark your calendars and plan to join us at the following events:
Not In My Backyard: Conquering Human Trafficking in Michigan
Attorney General Bill Schuette will keynote and Paul W. Smith will moderate the upcoming forum "Not in My Backyard: Conquering Human Trafficking in Michigan" sponsored by the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women on April 28th at Walsh College.
The distinguished list of panelists includes; Jane White, Executive Director of the State of Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, Dan Tewilliager/Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security, Theresa Flores, Founder of S.O.A.P. and author of "The Slave Across the Street" and Edee Franklin, Founder and Executive Director of Sanctum House.
April 28th, 2015
3838 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
The event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for College Students. Space is limited please reserve in advance. Doors open at 10:30 AM. Tickets can be purchase at notinmybackyard.brownpapertickets.com High School and Middle School Students are FREE.
Presenting Sponsor - $2000 (SOLD)
Supporting Sponsor - $500
Student Sponsor - $250
Current Sponsors: Baker Tilly, CBS TV/62, CW50, The Detroit Press Club, Plus One Meetings, Uptown PR, Trent Design, Prain Development and TTi Global.
Checks should be made out to: Metro Detroit Chapter US National Committee UN Women
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For more information on how to get involved in the metro Detroit chapter, click here. You may join through our form and specify an association with this chapter.
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To see photos from the Metro Detroit Chapter Inaugural Event, click here to view the gallery on Facebook.