• Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cambridge

Cambridge Church to host Modern Slavery Summit POSTPONED

March 1st, 2018

Please note this event is now postponed – a new date will follow shortly

Police and Crime Commissioner, Jason Ablewhite will speak to local people about what is being done to tackle modern slavery in Cambridgeshire at an event in St Paul’s Church, Cambridge on Saturday 3rd March.

Invited by The Bishop of Ely, Right Reverend Stephen Conway, the Commissioner will be joined by Cristina Gavrilovic, Anti-Slavery Partnership Coordinator for Kent and Essex Police and Rev. Dr Dan Pratt, Baptist Minister, who leads the Baptist Anti-Slavery Initiative.

The event is being hosted by The Clewer Initiative – a Church of England project raising awareness of modern slavery and helping to provide care and support to victims – alongside the Eastern Baptist Association which comprises the Baptist churches of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex.

The summit will start at 10.30am until 2.30pm.

Police and Crime Commissioner, Jason Ablewhite said:

“Slavery is not a thing of the past. It ruins lives and is happening right under our noses. Today is a great opportunity for us to help people spot the signs that someone may be at risk. A great deal of work has been done over the past couple of years to bring those offenders who commit this despicable crime to justice however there is a lot more we can do.”

For more details visit https://www.theclewerinitiative.org/training-and-events/2018/3/3/cambridge-modern-slavery-summit

To book a place at the summit, email: caroline.barnard@churchofengland.org by 1st March. Tickets are also available via Eventbrite here: https://cambridgeslaverysummit.eventbrite.co.uk

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