Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Screening of Very Young Girls this Friday June 20th

This Friday GEMS is hosting a special screening (before it airs on Showtime) of Very Young Girls, with a Survivor Led Panel discussion on domestic trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation of children

Free tickets available, RSVP to makia@gems-girls.org or 212 926 8089 extension 56

Screening of VERY YOUNG GIRLS & Youth Leadership Panel

6:30 Panel/7:30 Screening

In partnership with the Fordham Institute for Women and Girls*,GEMS will host a special screening of the SHOWTIME/Swinging T documentary VERY YOUNG GIRLS. This documentary highlights the experiences of the girls that GEMS serves. This compelling film provides an opportunity to hear the girls' tell their own stories in their own words.

Join us at 7:30pm at the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service.
FREE TICKETS available: makia@gems-girls.org or 212 926 8089 ext 56

Come early at 6:30pm and hear directly from the members of GEMS as they discuss their leadership role in the movement to end CSEC. All attendees will receive a copy of GEMS White Paper on Youth Leadership in the Movement to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation, funded generously by the Ms.Foundation

Fordham University
113 W. 60th Street @ Columbus Avenue
Pope Auditorium, 1st Floor

GEMS will also host a Rally at City Hall Park from 11am-12pm on June 20th!
Stand with us in the fight to END Commercial Sexual Exploitation of children!

For additional questions contact: makia@gems-girls.org

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services'(GEMS) mission is to empower young women, ages 12-21, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. GEMS is committed to ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of children by changing individual lives, transforming public perception, and revolutionizing the systems and policies that impact sexually exploited youth. www.gems-girls.org

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