"Slavery: The Fight We Thought Was Over"

FILM: "Cargo: Innocence Lost"

Walla Walla University &
Whitman College

January 14-18, 2010

Walla Walla, WA    

Anne Archer, Michael Wisner, Michael Cory Davis




All the following events are free except for Film Screening and Reception.



Thursday, January 14, 7:00 pm, Village Hall, Walla Walla University

"Short History of Trade, Capitalism and the Commoditization of Human Beings"

  • Seminar by History Professors Terrie Aaamodt and Gregory Dodds 
    Outlines the history of human slavery from the 1500s and its continuation today
 Friday, January 15, 4:30 pm, Catherine Chism Recital Hall, Whitman College

"Be Free: Humanity through Poetry and Music"

  • Music and poetry, performed and read by local artists
  •  Features music by women composers
  •  Special Guests: Susan Pickett and Dan Lamberton

Friday, January 15, 6:00 pm, Baker Faculty Center, Whitman College

Art Exhibit Opening

  • Art donated by local artists
  • Art depicting human rights and women's issues
  • Music provided by Valley Sax Quartet
Saturday, January 15, 10:30 am, Walla Walla Valley Academy Auditorium

"Slavery: The Fight We Thought Was Over"

 Speaker: Michael Wisner, Executive Director of Artists for Human Rights

  • Explains human trafficking involves more than the sex trade
  • Learn how your lifestyle may be enslaving others around the world and how you can stop human trafficking world wide
  • This event is of special interest to students and social service organizations and others wanting to know more about human trafficking and how to recognize it in your community
Saturday, January 16, 5:00 pm, Cordiner Hall, Whitman College 

FILM SCREENING: "Cargo: Innocence Lost"

  • Film screening
  •  Documentary by Michael Cory Davis on human trafficking in the United States
  •  Anne Archer will introduce the film and Michael Cory Davis
  •  Panel discussion to follow featuring Anne Archer, Michael Cory Davis and law enforcement and others who understand the scope of human trafficking issues in the Pacific Northwest
  •  $10.00 – Free with Student ID (donations accepted) 



Saturday, January 16, 8:00 pm, Baker Faculty House, Whitman College

Reception/Art Auction


  • Anne Archer will speak
  • Art Auction to benefit Walla Walla Helpline Women's Shelter
  • $100.00 donation requested to benefit Walla Walla Helpline Women's Shelter
  • Meet Award-winning actress Anne Archer, Michael Wisner, and query Michael Cory Davis about his award-winning documentary and films

Monday, January 18, 11:00 am, Walla Walla University Church, Walla Walla University 

"Martin Luther King, Jr. and Human Trafficking"

  • Walla Walla University students observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • How stopping human trafficking honors Dr. Kingʼs ideals

1 Comment

  1. This should be a great event.

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