Commission on Human Rights
Human Rights Commission on radio to discuss Human Trafficking
LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will hold a panel discussion on the WFPL Radio 89.3 FM “State of Affairs” show from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 18, in Louisville. Radio show host Julie Kredens will lead the presentation on human trafficking on the live, listener call-in program.
WFPL invites the public to attend the event held in the station’s live performance studio located downtown at 619 South Fourth Street. Seating is limited. Please reserve by calling (502) 814.6500.
The program will feature Dr. T.K. Logan of the University of Kentucky, Julie Arostegui of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and Marissa Castellanos of the Catholic Charities of Louisville.
“Does Slavery Exist in Kentucky in 2008?” will be the seventh in a series of citizen advocacy hearings the commission is presenting. This will be the second hearing presented by WFPL. Each panel addresses issues relevant to people belonging to protected classes of the U.S. and Kentucky Civil Rights acts. Panel members make recommendations to help the Human Rights Commission with its work. The commission will publish a report about the hearings at the end of the yearlong series.
The Kentucky Human Rights Commission is the state government agency that enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and policies of federal civil rights laws.