If you are in the NYC area and want to hear more about GEMS and our work on the Safe Harbor Act, come on out to tonight's event:
EVENT: Mean Streets: NY Teens Caught in the Sex Trade
DATE & TIME: Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 6:30 PM -8:45 PM
LOCATION: LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th Street
6:45-7:45 PM Showing of the Oxygen Network's episode on commercial sexual exploitation Who Cares About Girls?
7:45 PM-8:45 PM Panel Discussion including:
Patti Binder, Deputy Director of Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS),
Lori B. Iskowitz, Senior Trial Counsel, Assistant Deputy Borough Chief in the Family Court Division of the NYC Law Department,
Katherine Mullen, Attorney, Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division,
Jo Rees, Deputy Executive Director of Friends of Island Academy,
Lise Zumwalt, Producer of the film.
The discussion will by moderated by NOW-NYC President, Sonia Ossorio.