On Saturday 16th June 2018 the Diocese of Rochester, together with The Clewer Initiative, will be hosting a conference on modern slavery in the UK, with a particular emphasis on caring for and supporting the victims of this injustice.
Bishop James, the Bishop of Rochester
Bishop Alastair Redfern, the Bishop of Derby, who has campaigned in the House of Lords and in his own diocese to raise awareness of modern slavery and improve support for the survivors
The Clewer Initiative’s Caroline Virgo will give a national perspective on how dioceses across England are responding
Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority will share how they are responding to labour exploitation in the UK
Lara Bundock from the Snowdrop Project will share about her work supporting survivors of modern slavery
Mark Bailey, Strategic Partnerships Director of Hope for Justice will give an insight into how they are responding
There will also be Workshops with some of our Speakers, opportunities to network and a Q&A session
This event will be a key date for those wanting to work in the diocese to respond to modern slavery, and for those who want to understand more. It is free of charge and there will be a lunch break with refreshments (tea/coffee) but note that lunch will not be provided so do please bring a packed lunch.
Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Please register now to make sure you can attend.