An Amazing Project to help start the conversation about human trafficking and promote awareness while working to end it.
On November 6, Salem’s campus organization of Stop Child Trafficking Now (SCTNow) collaborated with the Salem College Art Department and Art Society to host the reception for an art exhibit to increase awareness of child trafficking. Displayed in the June Porter Johnson Gallery in the Fine Arts Center, this event, Illuminating the World of Human Trafficking Through the Arts, featured artworks submitted by various participants.
At the reception, members of SCTNow were eager and willing to speak about the artworks and enlighten attendees on the issue of human trafficking. Members greeted guests and passed out event programs. SCTNow and Professor Kim Varnadoe, the head of the Art Department and gallery director, both hope for this to become an annual event.
Club members, the Art Department, and the art society began working on planning this event three years ago. Helen Fowowe, president of SCTNow, had taken classes in the Fine Arts…
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