Day 1 – Monday, February 26 – 1-2-M-B-4-L-6-7
- Opening Mass – Celebrant – Fr. John Parks – Vicar for Evangelization
Fr. John Parks is a Brophy graduate. He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix on June 5, 2010. He received a B.A. in Theater from Arizona State University, a Master of Arts in Catholic Thought and Life and a Master of Divinity from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. He has served as parochial vicar of St. Daniel the Prophet and St. Timothy parishes. He has also served as the chaplain of Notre Dame Preparatory.On December of 2016, Fr. Parks was appointed by Bishop Olmsted as the new Vicar for Evangelization for the Diocese of Phoenix. Fr. Parks is also a frequent speaker at youth conferences and is a regular contributor to catholicbreakfast.com, an online apostolate which seeks to engage and re-engage millennial Catholics.
- Parent Presentation – 6pm – Understanding Trafficking (Mr. Russell Wilson)
Day 2 – Tuesday, February 27 – 2-5-B-A-3-L-6-7
- Keynote #1 – Mr. Russell Wilson – Survivor and Law Expert, the reality of trafficking and commodification
Russell Wilson is a trafficking survivor, anti-trafficking expert, consultant and researcher. Mr. Wilson recently graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology and South & Southeast Asian Studies. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Russell completed a research project in Cambodia looking at the factors of resilience for male survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Russell recently worked with the National Human Trafficking Training and Assistance Center as a Human Trafficking Leadership Academy Fellow (HTLA). As an HTLA Fellow Russell worked with a team of anti-trafficking experts from across disciplines to formalize the federal definition of what it means to be “Survivor-Informed” for federally funded programs.Russell has also spent extensive time living and traveling throughout South and Southeast Asia, providing him with a deep understanding of the cultures as well as knowledge of the systemic mechanisms of human trafficking in those countries. As a CSEC survivor and former foster child, Russell has a unique and insightful perspective on the issues that male trafficking victims and survivors face in their daily lives.
- Parent Workshop Night Presentation – 6 pm – Student Activity Center – Mr. Russell Wilson – “This is Happening to Families Like Yours – Trafficking and Exploitation”
Russell Wilson is a trafficking survivor, anti-trafficking expert, consultant and researcher. Mr. Wilson recently graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology and South & Southeast Asian Studies. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Russell completed a research project in Cambodia looking at the factors of resilience for male survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Russell recently worked with the National Human Trafficking Training and Assistance Center as a Human Trafficking Leadership Academy Fellow (HTLA). As an HTLA Fellow Russell worked with a team of anti-trafficking experts from across disciplines to formalize the federal definition of what it means to be “Survivor-Informed” for federally funded programs.
Day 3 – Wednesday, February 28 – 5-A-W1-B-W2-W3-5
- Keynote #2 – Ms. Elizabeth Murphy – Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center – Seattle
Mrs. Elizabeth Murphy is the Anti-Trafficking Program Coordinator for the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center (IPJC), a nonprofit organization sponsored by twenty-two religious communities. IPJC acts for justice in the church and in the world and collaborates with Catholic, ecumenical, interfaith and other organizations in carrying out this mission. Mrs. Murphy coordinates anti-trafficking efforts such as educational presentations, legislative advocacy efforts, and anti-trafficking coalition-building to raise awareness about and take action on human trafficking. She graduated from the University of San Francisco with Honors in Politics before moving to Washington, D.C. to work on faith-based legislative advocacy campaigns. She now lives in Seattle, WA with her husband and is expecting a baby boy in May.
- Workshop Day – Exploring the Issues
Brophy will host over 30 presenters/organizations who are connected to the realities of the commodification of the human person. Presenters will offer insights and solutions to the issues of labor and sex trafficking, the economy and modern slavery, the effects of pornography, and how the law, politics, media, and Catholic Tradition can help solve these issues of dehumanization. Some agencies visiting for Workshop Day are listed below.
ASU School of Social Work
Streetlight USA – PHX Dream Center
University of Arizona – School of Nursing
Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center
Angels Go to Work
Fountain of Hope
Catholic Charities Community Services
Red Light Rebellion
Arizona Human Trafficking Council
The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family
SAFE Action Project
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
IHM Sisters of Tempe
Arizona Border Patrol
Day 4 – Thursday, March 1 – 1-3-B-4-5-L-6-7
- Lunch Presentation
- Centerpieces, shipping containers – opening
- Parent Workshop Night Presentation (1) – Student Activity Center – 6pm – Mrs. Angelynn Bayless – CEASE Arizona – “What Parents Need to Know about Trafficking”
Angelyn Bayless is a subject matter expert on human trafficking. She serves as the Interim Director of The Arizona Anti-Trafficking Network and Director of CEASE, Arizona. She is a published author and national trainer for law enforcement and policy makers on the issue of sex trafficking, with a special focus on the demand side of the problem. Her creative “Not Worth It” public awareness campaign concepts have been replicated in multiple cities across the United States and reached over 5,000,000 people. She regularly testifies before the Arizona Human Trafficking Council and the Phoenix Mayor’s Human Trafficking Task Force. She has trained law enforcement, judges, prosecutors, firefighters, juvenile probation, community members and teens. She is the primary author of the City of Phoenix workplace policy against sexual exploitation and helped to write the Federal Test bill aimed to prevent US Federal employees from engaging in commercial sexual exploitation. Ms. Bayless graduated from Xavier College Preparatory and received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and is an active member of the alumni admissions program. She is the proud parent of Kolbe Bayless, BCP Class of 2020.
Day 5 – Friday, March 2, – 2-3-B-4-5-1
Day 6 – Monday, March 5, 1-2-B-A-4-L-6-7
- Keynote #3 – Ms. Shamere McKenzie, Trafficking Survivor
Ms. McKenzie is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Sun Gate Foundation, an anti-trafficking organization that aims to provide educational opportunities for survivors of human trafficking. She the former Program Assistant for Shared Hope International, an organization whose mission is to prevent, rescue and restore women and children in crisis. In addition, she is a subject matter expert consultant with Fox Valley Technical College Amber Alert TTA; a member of Who is Stolen performance troupe; a mentor to survivors of sex trafficking; a member of the National Survivor Network, the Survivor Leadership Institute and an international speaker on the issue of sex trafficking.Shamere tells the inspiring story of a woman who was able to survive a fate that is all too prevalent in the US. She considers herself to be the voice for those still enslaved, those who perish while being enslaved, and those who were victims and are now free, and are still afraid to share their stories. Her strong determination, passion for success and her faith in Jesus Christ helps her to keep her eyes on the prize. She believes that one day she will be a Human Trafficking Attorney, advocating for victims of modern-day enslavement.
Day 7 – Tuesday, March 6, 1-5-B-2-3-L-6-7
- Parent Workshop Night Presentation (2) – Student Activity Center – 6pm – Fight the New Drug Presentation – “How Can Parents Address the Problem of Pornography and Porn Culture”
Fight the New Drug (FTND) is an American anti-pornography 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2009. It asserts that there are effects of pornography which are destructive to individuals and to society. It seeks to raise awareness thereof and to support individuals who desire to cease pornography use. Known for billboard campaigns such as “porn kills love”, Fight the New Drug supports their claims with scientific studies.
Day 8 – Wednesday, March 7, LS-4-B-A-2-L-6-7
- Breakfast and a Movie – 8 am – Student Activity Center
“Chosen” and Discussion
This documentary from Shared Hope International that tells the story of two All-American teenage girls tricked into trafficking; both were manipulated and exploited. Following the film, students and faculty will consider focus questions and discuss reactions. Sign up required (email link) Bagels and juice will be served to all who attend.
- Keynote #4 – Fight the New Drug
Fight the New Drug defines itself as “pro healthy sex and anti-pornography.” Its mission is to raise awareness of its findings, as well as to share the anecdotes of those who have been negatively affected by pornography, especially within their relationships.
The organization uses personal accounts, summaries of scientific research and social commentary to inform its target audience of youth, particularly millennials. The organization promotes the results of peer-reviewed scientific studies which show changes in the brain of an individual when viewing pornographic material. It seeks to raise awareness thereof, and to support individuals who desire to cease pornography use.
Day 9 – Thursday, March 8, 1-3-B-4-5-L-6-7
- Lunch Presentation – Gaming and Porn: What’s The Connection? (Mr. Paul Fisko)
Day 10 – Friday, March 9, 2-PS-B-3-5
- Prayer Services by class