ISSUED: 22 January 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University is hosting a showing of the documentary I Am Jane Doe followed by a panel discussion on Monday, February 4, at 6 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. The event, which is sponsored by Shepherd’s Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, Student Activities and Leadership, and Phi Beta Delta Honor Society, as well as the Eastern Panhandle Empowerment Center, is free and open to the public. [This event was rescheduled from January 29.]
I Am Jane Doe follows the cases of middle and high school girls who were trafficked for sex and the legal battles their mothers waged against Backpage.com, a classified advertising website, and the U.S. Senate investigation they sparked.
For more information, contact Rita Nieman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-352-8917.
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