New art exhibit on human trafficking Freedom Expressions ATL launches at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

ATLANTA, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Freedom Expressions ATL, an exhibit on human trafficking, will showcase professional artwork in the Atrium May 22 through July 22; student exhibit on Concourse E starts June 5.


Miguel Southwell, Aviation General Manager

George Turner, Chief, Atlanta Police Department

Deborah Richardson, Executive Vice President of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc.

Debi Crews of Crews

Letty Ashworth, Director of Global Diversity, Delta Air Lines

Rachel, a survivor of human trafficking who inspired the passage of Safe Harbor/Rachel’s Law in the state legislature.


Airport officials and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. will launch Freedom Expressions ATL, a campaign using creative expression, to raise awareness and inspire action addressing human trafficking during a press conference at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The program will draw dignitaries, community leaders and corporate executives who will speak to their commitments to end human trafficking.

Freedom Expressions ATL, a project of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. and its International Human Trafficking Institute, will showcase artists’ works that focus on human trafficking. Pieces by professional artists will be displayed in the Atrium from May 22 through July 22, 2015. Artwork created by students will be installed on Concourse E on June 5.

Freedom Expressions ATL is one of several initiatives that will mark the first anniversary of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. For a full list of events and programs, visit their website at .


Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 a.m.


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atrium (Domestic Terminal), 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320


Media attending the event should meet at the clock tower in the Domestic Terminal’s Atrium. Please park in your designated media space or in the Hourly Parking lot.


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