Ascent 121 Prayer Journey: third Saturday of every month

The Prayer Journey is a guided drive through the near east side of Indianapolis to pray for areas affected by trafficking and exploitation. Through this experience you will learn more about the child welfare system, the juvenile justice system, different ways that teens are drawn into trafficking and recovery services that are available to survivors.
Details and registration here

May 9: IYSA Statewide Human Trafficking Awareness event

This conference is designed to equip educators, law enforcement and healthcare providers to recognize human trafficking and take appropriate next steps. Featured speakers include keynote by Aubrey Lloyd, Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program staff, survivors, healthcare experts and more.

Time: 10:00-2:00pm
Location: Indiana Wesleyan University (6325 Digital Way, Indianapolis, IN 46250)
Tickets: purchase here

May 10: Ladies’ Extravaganza & Spa Night Fundraiser

A fabulous evening fundraiser for the ladies including spa treatments, chair massages, shopping and silent auction. The speaker featured at this event is the adult age daughter of a survivor of human trafficking. She will be sharing about the life-long effects of human trafficking. Proceeds benefit Ascent 121.

When: 5:00-8:00pm on Thursday, May 10
Where: St. George Orthodox Christian Church, 10748 E 116th St., Fishers
Tickets: $25 order here

May 12: Trafficking of Minors – Awareness Event

Our presentation plus Q&A provides an overview of the issue as well as an introduction to Ascent 121. It gives the audience a better understanding of the realities of trafficking in Indiana and explains the on-ramps available for them to join our organization as volunteers. This content is appropriate for general audiences over age 13.

When: 7:00pm on Saturday, May 12
Where: Eastside SDA Fellowship, 3243 N Sherman Dr, Indianapolis
Tickets: free event

 Saturday, May 19: Sun Is Rising Benefit Concert

This event raises awareness about sex trafficking here in Indiana and  provides funds for victim services. The concert includes a vocal performance by Donna Orusa, and insightful message by Ascent 121 staff and next step opportunities for you to engage in the anti-trafficking effort. Preview tracks from the Sun is Rising CD here and purchase CDs here.

Time: 2:00pm
Location: Cross Roads United Methodist Church (2000 N Scatterfield Rd, Anderson)

July 2018: Crush Human Trafficking Mud Volleyball Tournament

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