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Reality TV Star Uses Influence To Bring Awareness to Child Sex Trafficking Awareness
Bravo's Genise Shelton hosts Teen Summit for at-risk Teens in Atlanta Gaining Media Support Gracing Cover of VEU Magazine
By: Our Children's Keeper
"There were 2 4 2 , 2 9 5 Black and Brown Children missing in 2016 and sadly that number is rising," said Shelton. With renewed interest due to celebrities using their powerful and influential platforms, Cyntoia Brown, (https://www.google.com/
Genise also graces the cover of VEU Magazine (http://veumagazine.com/
Former President Obama made a similar proclamation during his presidency, designating January 2017 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Obama also signed anti-human trafficking legislation in 2015 to provide services and protections for trafficking victims. Trump announced that in January, he will sign into law two anti-trafficking bills, the "Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act" and the "No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act."
Atlanta ranks among the top cities facing this rising epidemic. The Teen Summit will take place from 11 am - 6 pm at Jon'Ric Salon and Spa and The Cave Luxury Barber Spa, both located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, where sex-trafficking often hides in plain sight. All teens are encouraged to attend as long as they are between 13 - 18 years of age. A teen can self-register for free, however, every teen must be 'sponsored' for the day that includes, workshops, food, activities including, professional hair styling, haircuts, wardrobe specialists and professional photographers. Sponsorship starts at $50 per child. Other cities that rank high for human and sex trafficking include Charlotte, Detroit, Miami, Chicago, D.C., and Miami with planned activations in those areas.
Corporate sponsors include Mixed Chicks, Shelton Hospitalist Group, The Cave Luxury Barber Spa, Jon'Ric Salon & Spa, Lanard & Co., Love Cork Screw (Chicago), AIB Network, VEU Magazine, Art by Andre', STEM Atlanta and Pretty Girls Sweat. Sponsorship packages are available and can be requested to help raise necessary funds by visiting http://www.ourchildrenskeeper.org/
Online registration can be completed by visiting: https://www.eventbrite.com/
Media interested in booking Mrs. Shelton for interviews should direct requests to the PR contact.