In November 2013, Julie Slagter presented on modern-day slavery and how we can take action in West Michigan. Julie is an experienced leader and activist in the anti-slavery movement. She is the project manager at the Cultural Intelligence Center in East Lansing, Mich. She is also the founder of the Michigan Abolitionist Project, an initiative that helps people use their gifts and talents to prevent and end modern slavery in Michigan communities and beyond, and serves on the board of directors.
Previously, Julie she served as executive director of Michigan Abolitionist Project. She also held the position of the global coordinator of End Slavery at International Teams as well as served on a street outreach team with the organization in Athens, Greece.
Julie Slagter's Intercultural Lecture Series presentation was entitled "Abolitionists in Action." We apologize for any inconvenience, but the audio recording of this session is unavailable.
About the Speaker
Julie Slagter holds a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and regularly speaks on the topics of modern slavery, justice and human rights. In addition, she is a Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Certified Facilitator.
Julie has contributed to writing projects on the subject matter of human trafficking and other global issues, including "What Can We Do?" (Zondervan 2011) and "What Can I Do?" (Zondervan 2011). Also, she published an article on the benefits of NGOs working with law enforcement in the Law Enforcement Executive FORUM.