The national Shut Out Trafficking project organized by the National Consortium for Academics in Sport comes to UCF on Monday, Nov. 10, with a program geared toward increasing awareness and stopping human trafficking.
Keynote speakers will be Richard E. Lapchick, who founded the NCAS and is the director of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at UCF, and Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, End Trafficking Program officer at U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
The program will be moderated by Todd Stansbury, director of UCF Athletics. Other speakers will be Tiffany Roberts-Sahaydak, women’s soccer coach and Olympic gold medalist, and Allie Gerry, a UCF scholar-athlete.
The program will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the College of Sciences Building.
Other Shut Out Trafficking activities will be held at the week’s Friday football game and women’s basketball and volleyball games.
NCAS launched its Shut Out Trafficking program Oct. 6 at LaSalle University. Activities will be held on nine other campuses around the country over the course of 2014-15.
For other information, contact Lizzie Haldane at [email protected]