Learn what you can do about modern-day slavery and the 27 million people (many in the U.S.) who still exist as labor, sex and war slaves.
Human Trafficking Awareness
Youth with a Mission Campus, 505 Popes Bluff Trail
Saturday, Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., free, RSVP requested
Hear economist Tucker Hart Adams explain how recent U.S. economic events may affect people on state and local levels. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region.
"Is Economic Recovery on the Horizon?"
CC's Palmer Hall, Gates Common Room, 1025 N. Cascade Ave.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free
Contact: 633-2376, lwvppr.org
Join "World Carfree Day" by walking, biking or riding the bus to work. Share ideas and experiences later at a gathering in the park.
Carfree Day Celebration
Monument Valley Park Pavilion (behind the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center)
Monday, Sept. 22, 5 p.m., free
Contact: 963-1273, worldcarfree.net/wcfd
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