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Cantinera Documentary,Dottie Laster,ImaginePublicity

The Cantinera Documentary’s First South Carolina Screening

On Thursday, October 10, Coker College in Hartsville, SC will sponsor a FREE public screening of The Cantinera Documentary, produced and directed by film maker Ruth Villatoro of Toro Films, and featuring Dottie Laster and Cat French, an activist with Elijah Rising. Five years in the making, The Cantinera tells the story of girls who are forced to work in latin bars, or cantinas, throughout the United States, often forced to drink 20-40 beers a night, 7 days a week. It’s a story often overlooked when studying aspects of human trafficking and forced labor, yet it’s an account of thousands of women who are caught in its web with no way out. The screening of The Cantinera is the prelude to the first South Carolina conference on human trafficking. On Friday, October 11 Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina will host the first conference about human trafficking, “Combatting Human Trafficking in South Carolina: Implications for Social Work and Law Enforcement” offering the public information as well as workshops, training and speakers for the benefit of educating law enforcement, social workers, advocates, and other professionals who work in …

Human Trafficking Conference, Coker College, Dottie Laster, The Cantinera Documentary, ImaginePublicity

Dottie Laster Keynotes at FIRST South Carolina Human Trafficking Conference at Coker College

On Friday, October 11 Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina will host the first conference about human trafficking, “Combatting Human Trafficking in South Carolina: Implications for Social Work and Law Enforcement” offering the public information as well as workshops, training and speakers for the benefit of educating law enforcement, social workers, advocates, and other professionals who work in the arena of human trafficking. To register for the conference, go to www.cokercollege.whindo.com. For additional information, contact McClerklin-Motley at 843-383-8084 or smotley@coker.edu . Registration will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Stein Gallery of the Performing Arts Center.  Human Trafficking Expert Dottie Laster Keynotes Conference The Keynote Speaker for the event is Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and the Bernardo Kohler Center.  Dottie Laster is a nationally recognized expert in the field of human trafficking. She has been trained by the Department of Justice to train law enforcement on human trafficking. She has been the architect and leader of human trafficking task forces and coalitions in many cities in Texas and California. In her career she has been directly …