Stories of a Girl - Empowering Youth to End Human Trafficking I Art Exhibit

When
Event has passed (Thu Apr 4, 2013 - Thu May 23, 2013)
Where
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Time
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Tags
Art

Description

Stories of a Girl (April 4 - May 23) curated by Binh Danh shares the hopes and dreams behind the statistics of human trafficking. Key highlights of the art exhibit include photos taken by trafficking survivors living in Pacific Links Foundation's shelters.

4th Floor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E San Fernando St
San Jose, CA 95112

The exhibit is viewable during open hours of the library, please check for holiday closures:
Mon - Thu 8am - 9pm
Fri 8am - 6pm
Sat 9am - 6pm
Sun 1pm - 7pm

The opening reception will be held on Sunday, April 14th from 3 - 6pm on the 4th floor. Join us to learn more about Pacific Links Foundation's efforts to prevent human trafficking. The reception includes stories from the field, a book reading by leading Vietnamese-American author Andrew Lam from his latest book, Birds of Paradise Lost, and a jazz performance by Thùy Linh. RSVP here (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5647620184/es2004/?rank=10).

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 510.435.3035.

Be engaged, spread the word. Stop human trafficking!

Binh Danh has emerged as an artist of national importance with work that investigates his Vietnamese heritage and our collective memory of war, both in Vietnam and Cambodia.

Pacific Links Foundation leads counter-trafficking efforts at the frontiers of Vietnam by increasing access to education, providing shelter and reintegration services, and enabling economic opportunities. Since 2005, PALS has served 10,000+ people (www.pacificlinks.org).

Location

location
  1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 150 E San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA