Eyes Wide Open! Conference is February 22

February 07, 2014

An informative conference on Human Trafficking in Iowa is Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 9-11:30 a.m. at Westkirk Presbyterian Church, 2700 Colby Woods Dr., Urbandale.


Minors are being trafficked in Iowa's rural towns and metro areas every day of the week. The average age of entry into sex trafficking victimization is between 11 and 14 years of age.


Speakers are Benny Yu, El Pozo de Vide in Mexico; Teresa Downing-Matibag, Network Against Human Trafficking; Iowa Representative Tom Shaw; and Dr. Sara Swansen YESS Plus.


Friday evening, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., all are invited to join Vineyard Church and Benny Yu for a time of worship and prayer for our city at 2332 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines.


For more info, contact: Sue Holcomb 515-556-6742 or Sherri Harder 515-778-6512.