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Radical Empathy to meet with U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program
Virtual Reality based human trafficking training group to share education successes and formulate strategies for international cooperation
The purpose of the 30 June 2022 meeting is to discuss "Combating Trafficking in Persons - A Project for India."
The Department of State outlined the following specific objectives for the project:
Their virtual reality experience, called TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story, is a completely immersive, interactive story that allows users to explore the world of a 14 year old girl who is tricked by a boy online, who meets and manipulates her when she is experiencing vulnerabilities in her life.
In 15 minutes, Lisa explains how she met a boy on social media, who tricked and controlled her through threats and violence.
ABOUT RADICAL EMPATHY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Radical Empathy Education Foundation (REEF) is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking in one generation. To capture the attention of young adults, they use virtual reality experiences that include fully interactive, computer generated environments married with narrative, user-directed stories. To support REEF's work, please visit https://www.reefcares.org/
"Think Local, Act Global." GlobalAustin promotes opportunities for the Central Texas community to experience global, cross-cultural exchange. Our vision is to educate our members through Citizen Diplomacy receptions, Distinguished Speaker Series, film screenings, internationally-
Austin Programming Contact: Pamela-
GlobalAustin, PO Box 170127, Austin, Texas 78705; 1015 Norwood Park Blvd., Austin, Texas 78753
Billy Joe Cain, Co-founder / Creative Director
Radical Empathy Education Foundation
Page Updated Last on: Jun 29, 2022