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DidYouKnowDid You Know..

Did you know that CSI 

served 6,360 dual credit 

students in 2017-2018

That was 51% of our entire 

CSI headcount for the 

academic year.

(Source: Annual Dual Credit Report and PSR Annual Report)
 


Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6201
NWCCUNWCCU Launches Review of its Standards, Policies, and Eligibility Requirements

NWCCU Launches Review of its Standards, Policies, and Eligibility Requirements
 
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) today launched a comprehensive review of its Standards of Accreditation, Policies, and Eligibility Requirements.  This review is part of the NWCCU's ongoing self-reflection, and in support of the requirements of the United States Department of Education's recognition of the Agency. 
 
The process of review will conclude in Fall 2019 after opportunities for input from key stakeholders, including institutional leadership, faculty, staff, and students, as well as the public. This exercise provides stakeholders the opportunity to assess the current processes around NWCCU's accreditation activities (including the cycle of evaluation and the methods of evaluation).  A complete timeline for the process of the revision of the Standards of Accreditation, Policies, and Eligibility Requirements is available on the NWCCU website ( www.nwccu.org ). 
 
Beginning today until December 1, 2018, NWCCU is soliciting input from its stakeholders and the public via the Standards Review Survey tool created to collect information and is available for viewing and submission by clicking:
 
 
Additionally, stakeholders and the public are invited to submit comments via email to standards@nwccu.org .
 
The review process is overseen by the NWCCU Bylaws, Standards, and Policies Committee, which is chaired by Board of Commissioners' Secretary, Deneece Huftalin, President, Salt Lake Community College.  The Committee and the Board of Commissioners will work to consider all input and comments. Results of the Committee's work will be shared with NWCCU membership and the public prior to an additional opportunity for public comment in Summer 2019 before adopting the revised Standards of Accreditation, Policies, and Eligibility Requirements.
 
For questions about this process that are not available through the dedicated webpage, http://www.nwccu.org/accreditation/standards-review/ please contact Dr. Mac Powell, Senior Fellow, at mpowell@nwccu.org .
                                              
 
Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6201
GeneHaasDonationGene Haas Foundation Donates to CSI Manufacturing Technology Program
Thank you to the Gene Haas Foundation for their generous donation of a King Machine to the CSI Manufacturing Technology program. For more information about the Gene Haas Foundation visit: http://ghaasfoundation.org/.
                                              
 
James Kellis
Manufacturing Technology Instructor
jkellis@csi.edu | 208.732.6379
MakerSpaceCheck Out Our New Maker Space in the ATIC 
                                              
 
James Kellis
Manufacturing Technology Instructor
jkellis@csi.edu | 208.732.6379
FinancialAidFAFSA and General Scholarship Applications are Open
Remind your students to apply online for FAFSA! 
                                              
 
Heidi McCall
Student Financial Aid Advisor
hmccall@csi.edu | 208.732.6279
ActiveLifestyleWeek 4 of Active Lifestyle
Dear CSI Team!

Week FOUR of our Active Lifestyle Challenge has begun. It's great to see so many of you out walking on campus and in the community. Keep up the good work. 

Remember to add that you Completed last week's goals or add your points NOW to the Registration document online. You must successfully finish 5 of the 6 weeks of our challenge to earn a completion reward. The Journal you keep is just for your information and is not turned into your captain or to me. You will record all your final activity on the registration doc. That's how you earn your incentive and final reward for participating. 

Also, know that living an active lifestyle also includes other mind, body and spirit behaviors. Look to the Move.Eat.Live sheet for points related to those activities. See also the ideas below to FALL INTO HEALTHY HABITS now. 

This is a stress tip for today from Brian Luke Seaward, Paramount Wellness Institute:

Are you the kind of person who gives your power away? Remember, it is OK to listen to the voice of reason and the wisdom of experience, however, take time each day to discern where truth really lies. Here is a test of leaking air in the tires of your metaphorical car: If you find yourself paying more attention to the messenger than the message, there is a good chance you are giving your power away. Gather information from several sources. Question what you think to see if it rings true. Empowerment is an inside job. To reclaim your personal power, you first have to acknowledge that you have it, then embrace it not give it away.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


PACEPerformanceP.A.C.E Performance Advancement 2019

Cindy Flowers
PACE Performance Advisor
cflowers@csi.edu | 208.732.6611


DayofServiceCSI Day of Service Due to Jenzabar Upgrade - 10/3
If you have some free time on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, due to the Jenzabar upgrade consider participating in the CSI Day of Service. 
 
Check in at 8 a.m., 9:45 a.m., or 1 p.m. at the Maintenance building outside by the picnic table to:
 
  1. Vacuum and fuel carpool vehicles
  2. Pick up trash around campus
  3. Help keep buildings clean: cobweb duty
  4. Help digitize old files by scanning old plans and uploading them
Other Options include Working for the United Way:
 
  1. Assemble 8,000 Chick-Fil-A Kids Birthday Gift Cards - Taylor Eagles Nest
  1. Detag Overalls from AmeriPride to give out to the community - Taylor Fire Side Room
Rosa Lopez
Assistant Dean of Students
rlopez@csi.edu | 208.732.6289


CIEOpenHouseCenter for Instructional Excellence Open House

Dawn Wendland
Center for Instructional Excellence
dwendland@csi.edu | 208.732.520


PhotoShootThe Next Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Will Be 10/4
The next faculty/staff photo shoot will be from 1 0-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, weather permitting. Doug Maughan will set up in the vicinity of the tower or rose garden. If you would like a new photo, please drop by. No appointment is necessary. (Doug plans at least one more staff photo shoot outdoors this fall, yet to be scheduled.)

Note: If weather conditions require, Doug will email the location change for this Thursday's photo session.

Doug Maughan
Photographer
dmaughan@csi.edu | 208.732.6262

BiometricScreeningsRegister Now for Biometric Screening at Oct. 12 Health & Wellness Fair
CSI Employee/Spouse Health & Wellness Fair
Remember to fast 8-10 hours prior (only water, 
and prescribed medications)
Flu shots offered 7-9 a.m. and again on 10/18 
from noon-2 p.m. in TAB 210
Friday, October 12 from 7 - 11 a.m.
HSHS Lobby & Building

Update: Many have asked, so I want you to know there is NO FINANCIAL INCENTIVE tied to the screenings at this fair. They are offered for YOUR INFORMATION ONLY. You will, however, qualify for drawings for awesome prizes both for the screening at this fair or if you submit a doctor's verification form. See instructions and images of available prizes below. Names will be drawn at random. Need not be present to win. 

Register now if you wish to participate in a cholesterol/glucose screening at our fall Health & Wellness Fair. All employees and significant others may participate FREE of cost. If our Registration Form online fills, we will open more slots. Remove your name, please, if you change your mind or encounter a conflict. 

Included in the screening are BMI/waist measurement and blood pressure. All services will be private and confidential and provided by our HSHS instructors and trained students. No results will be retained or shared with anyone. This is for your information only. Results will be explained by a health coach at the time of the screening. Or, you may prefer to submit a signed doctor's verification form instead, without numbers/measurements noted, to jheatwole@csi.edu on or before the date of the event on October 12 to participate in a drawing for awesome prizes. Details of those prizes to follow. 

Come visit all our health tables of information and resources by our own health staff and our wellness providers to CSI employees and families including mental, physical, nutrition, financial and more.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


MammosGet Your Mammogram During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, the CSI  Wellbeing Program is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
 
The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it's found and treated early.
 
  • If you are a woman age 40 to 49, talk with your doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often to get them.
  • If you are a woman age 50 to 74, be sure to get a mammogram every 2 years. You may also choose to get them more often.
 
Talk to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especially if a close family member of yours had breast or ovarian cancer. Your doctor can help you decide when and how often to get mammograms and point you in the direction of a women's imaging center for the screening.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


EAPYour Employee Assistance Program Promotional Calendar for 2019

Click here to see a full size PDF of this document. 

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


CSICornMazeCSI Corn Maze Opens September 28


Chance Munns
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
cmunns@csi.edu | 208-732-6431
IntegrityWeekScheduleUpdated Integrity Week Schedule

Integrity Week is this week at CSI!  Feel free to contact Kara Mahannah or Josh de Groot, chair and chair-elect of the academic integrity committee should you have any questions.

Kara Mahannah
Medical Assistant Program Director
kmahannah@csi.edu | 208.732.6728


HerrettHerrett Center Activities

Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours.
 
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
Tuesdays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fridays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Saturdays
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Date Time Activities
Oct. 2
6:00 pm
Reptile Revue
7:00 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 4
11:00 am
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Oct. 5
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
9:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 6
1:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
2:30 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
3:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
4:30 pm
National Parks Adventure
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
9:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 9
7:00 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
7:30 pm
Herrett Forum Lecture: Public Art in Context by Curtis Eaton, Paul Smith, and Dave LeMure.
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 12
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
9:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 13
1:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
2:30 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
3:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky
4:30 pm
National Parks Adventure
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8 pm - midnight
Free monthly star party
*Live Sky Tour
**Weather Permitting

For Now Showing Options at the Faulkner Planetarium  click here
For special events happening at the Herrett Center  click here
For astronomy events in the Centennial Observatory  click here.

Rick Greenawald
Manager, Faulkner Planetarium
rgreenawald@csi.edu | 208.732.6659


AutismAutism Awareness


Jason Ostrowski
Dean of Students
jostrowski@csi.edu | 208-732-6225

ItalianBuffet16th Annual Italian Buffet


Kaylee McKay
Culinary Student

BrownBagCSI Brown Bag Discussions


Friday Brown Bags
Description: 
Come share ideas, commiserate and brainstorm answers to teaching quandaries, and establish connections with instructors of varying disciplines and experience levels. 
Date: Every Friday
Time: 8:00 am
Location: TAB 210
Facilitators: Shane Brown & Mike LaPray
Topic: " Open Forum" 
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

Friday Brown Bags
Description: Each Friday afternoon we will gather together and share lunch/treats while we discuss the daunting task of putting theory into practice, putting context into all the content we
teach.
Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Location: HSHS Computer Lab
Facilitators: Clay Wilkie & Evin Fox
Topic:  Canvas Workshop
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees


AthleticsCSI Athletics Schedule

Sport Opponent Date Time Location
Women's Volleyball Treasure Valley CC Oct. 4 6 PM Twin Falls, ID
Women's Volleyball Salt Lake CC Oct. 5 7 PM Salt Lake City, UT
Women's Basketball Rocky Mountain Jamboree Oct. 5 TBA Windsor, CO
Men & Women's Rodeo Utah Valley University Rodeo Oct. 5-6 TBA Spanish Fork, UT
Men's Baseball Montana State University Bozeman Oct. 6 TBA Bozeman, MT
Women's Volleyball USU Eastern Oct. 12 7 PM Twin Falls, ID
Men's Basketball Rocky Mountain Jamboree
Oct. 12-13
TBA
Windsor, CO
Men and Women's
Cross Country
Inland Empire Championships Oct. 13 10:45 AM Lewiston, ID
Men's Baseball Treasure Valley CC Oct. 13 TBA Twin Falls, ID
Women's Volleyball Colorado Northwestern CC Oct. 13 3 PM Twin Falls, ID
Women's Softball Round Robin Oct. 13 TBA Twin Falls, ID

Karen Baumert
Sports Information Director
kbaumert@csi.edu | 208.732.6493


MVSymphonyMagic Valley Symphony Performance
2018 - 2019 SEASON - "A WORLD OF MUSIC"

All concerts performed in the Fine Arts Auditorium of the College of Southern Idaho.

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

The season opens with a new work by Caleb Collins followed by the three winners of the 2018 Youth Soloist Competition: Andrew Coleman - piano, Jerrel Martin - cello, and Seth Beus - violin. The orchestra adds a favorite Haydn symphony.

Tickets: adult $10/senior $8/student $6 available at the CSI Box Office, five Twin Falls retail stores, and at the door.

More information at www.mvsymphony.org.

HerrettForumHerrett Forum: "Public Art in Context"

Teri Fattig
Herrett Center Director
tfattig@csi.edu | 208.732.6501


SecretWingsCSI Theater Department's "The Secret in the Wings"

Tickets are now available for the first performance of the CSI Theater Department's 2018-2019 Season, The Secret in the Wings. The show will run October 10 - 12 at 7:30 p.m. and October 13 at 2 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Theater.

In Mary Zimmerman's The Secret in the Wings, a young child confronts subjects such as loss, love, marriage, and family through the reading of a book of little known fairy tales. The basement of the child's house comes alive as the characters from the tales appear from the walls, out from behind trunks, and even through an armoire, to act out the tales as they are read from a dusty old book by the ogre from next door. The heirlooms and discarded items in the basement become the props in the creepy tales, bringing the true power of fairy tales into the light and on the stage. The run-time of the show is approximately one hour.

Tickets are $10/adults or $5/seniors or students. Tickets available at the CSI Box Office, by calling 732-6288, or online at tickets.csi.edu.

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288


VoterRegistrationVoter Registration
Perri Gardner
Assistant Professor, Political Science
pgardner@csi.edu | 208.732.6867


CommEdCSI Community Ed Classes in Twin Falls

GLASS BLOWING - OPEN STUDIO
Dates: October 15 - November 5
Days: Mondays
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $50 + $10/hour for supplies (paid to instructor)
Location: 496 Madrona
Instructor: Wes Overlin

CREATIVE WRITING
Dates: October 16 - December 3
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $70
Location: Shields 109
Instructor: Shane Brown, Jim Irons

HIP HOP
Date: October 16 - December 4
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Instructor: Keesha Olander
Fee: $80
Location: Gym 304

Click here 
to sign up for this class or any other CSI Community Ed class. 


Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Director
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
BusinessEverAfterExplore Eagle Territory at the CSI Business After Hours

Tamara Harmon
CSI Foundation Assistant Director
tharmon@csi.edu | 208.732.6249


GreatPumpkinThe Great Pumpkin 5K

Lindsey Anderson
Head Coach XC/Distance Track
landerson@csi.edu | 208.732.6837


RadTechRad Tech Career Day
Students with the College of Southern Idaho's Radiologic Technology program - the Rad Tech Club - invite prospective students to come to their three-hour career day from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 9. The event will be held in the Rad Tech lab (HSHS 178) at CSI's Health Science building on North College Road. 

Students will be given information about the program and how they can apply, plus they will get to go on a tour of the radiography lab and learn about some of the medical imaging equipment used in the program. Each participating student will receive 2 points towards their program application should they choose to apply. There will be hands on presentations and time for questions about the program and the careers students are lead to after completing their education. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

For more information, please contact program advisor Dr. Gary Lauer at 732-6719 or Tamara Janak at 732-6716.
DirectAdmissionsDirect Admissions Letters Arriving This Week


For Immediate Release
October 1, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)
DIRECT ADMISSIONS LETTERS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
 
Idaho high school seniors are receiving their Direct Admissions letter from the Idaho State Board of Education beginning this week, notifying them that they are automatically accepted to Idaho's colleges and universities.
 
Starting today, October 1, 2018, those same students can submit their college applications free of charge using Apply Idaho on the nextsteps.idaho.gov website.
 
"High school seniors and their parents should be looking for an envelope with the State Board of Education logo in the top left corner," State Board College and Career Advising Program Manager Byron Yankey said. "The envelope contains their acceptance letter, plus helpful information about picking the right college and field of study, along with a step-by-step guide to prepare for college while still in high school. We've also included information for students interested in pursuing one of Idaho's career technical programs."
 
The State Board's Direct Admissions program automatically admits all high school seniors either to six, or all eight of Idaho's public colleges and universities, depending on their academic performance in high school.
 
In November, the State Board will send a letter addressed to parents of high school seniors reminding them to encourage their student to submit their college application.
 
"Apply Idaho is a great tool for students that makes submitting college applications a very quick and easy process," Yankey said. "Most students can complete an application to one or more colleges or universities in less than 15 minutes. We've also included a how-to video on Apply Idaho to help them along."
 
Last year, 9,000 high school seniors (about 45 percent) used Apply Idaho to submit their applications to an average of 2.5 institutions each.

ISBOEMVTeacherShortageOp-Ed: State Board Committed to Addressing Magic Valley's Teacher Shortage


For Immediate Release
September 27, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)

Op-Ed: State Board Committed to Addressing Magic Valley's Teacher Shortage

By Debbie Critchfield, vice president, Idaho State Board of Education

The College of Southern Idaho last summer proposed offering a Bachelor's degree in Education at the College of Southern Idaho.

The reasons behind the request are real; the Magic Valley region is coping with a teacher shortage and students interested in becoming teachers either cannot, or are reluctant to travel either to Idaho State University or Boise State University to finish work on their degree.

Magic Valley school superintendents have voiced frustration about addressing teacher shortages in our region. As the Board vice president and as a resident of the Magic Valley, I want the people of my area to know that the State Board of Education understands this concern, is aware of the teacher shortage and is committed to finding the best way to address it.

Idaho State University is charged by the Board with offering baccalaureate degree programs in the Twin Falls region. With a new president at ISU's helm, the Board would like to allow him an opportunity to address the concerns Magic Valley residents have expressed about ISU's delivery of the program.

President Kevin Satterlee has pledged to fix the problems, including reviewing requirements for students either to move to Pocatello or travel back and forth in order to take upper-level courses. This could include ISU providing partnerships for CSI to teach these classes in Twin Falls.

We are striving to operate Idaho's higher education system as one system. The Board believes offering the same degree program at two institutions in the same service region is duplicative and not an efficient use of our higher education dollars. With that said, ISU must demonstrate it can meet its responsibility in the Magic Valley.

It is also worth noting that the Board did approve CSI's request to offer a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree in Advanced Food Technology. This degree is currently not available in the Magic Valley and it was approved to meet the workforce demands in the area's food manufacturing industry. This means CSI will be the first Idaho community college to offer a four-year degree.

If Idaho State University cannot fulfill its pledge to improve its offering of baccalaureate degree programs to prospective teachers in the Magic Valley, the Board may revisit this, making it possible for the College of Southern Idaho to offer a second four-year degree.
NationwideAlertNationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Alert System Test

Elizabeth Duncan
Idaho Office of Emergency Management
  eduncan@imd.idaho.gov
ComicsandCoffeeComics and Coffee 10/25

CJ Rasmusson
Circulation Supervisory, Twin Falls Public Library
crasmusson@twinfallspubliclibrary.org
TaxUpdatesSBDC2018 Tax Updates for Small Business
This 2.5 hour course is designed to update Small Businesses on the new Tax Laws, and how they will affect their business. Federally licensed tax professional Mariana Fieraru from OBI Leadership Training will be teaching this must-take course. Topics covered include Tax Rates, De duction Lists, Tax Brackets and how the new laws will affect your business. If you are a small business owner or manager in Idaho, you can't afford to miss this training. Want to learn more about Mariana Fieraru? Check out her bio below!

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Taylor 248 (Board Room)
Speaker: Mariana Fieraru
Co-Sponsor: OBI Leadership Training
Fee: $ 39.00

Want to see who is all attending? Check out our Facebook event and find your friends!
 
Check or cashiers checks can be mailed to 202 Falls Ave. Twin Falls, ID 83301 or credit card payments can be made in person or over the phone at 208-732-6450.

Jordan Gentry
Small Business Development Center
jgentry@csi.edu | 208.732.6455


ShakeoutThe Great Idaho Shake Out
 

NEWS  RELEASE
Idaho Office of Emergency Management
For immediate release October 1, 2018  
 
October is Earthquake Awareness Month
The Great Idaho ShakeOut Helps Idahoans Learn Earthquake Preparedness Measures
 
BOISE - More than 93,000 Idahoans signed up for The Great Idaho ShakeOut last year, and this year's numbers are expected to meet or exceed that. The Great Idaho ShakeOut Earthquake Drill takes place this year on October 18TH.
 
"We are pleased with the growth in participation for The Great Idaho ShakeOut," said IOEM Director Brad Richy. "Each year more schools, organizations and individuals sign up to Drop Cover and Hold On! This level of preparedness is critically important in a state with our rate of seismic activity."  Idaho is now the 8th most seismically active state in the country.
 
Individuals, businesses, organizations, schools, and government agencies can register and take part in the Great Idaho ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:18 AM MST. The steps are easy to remember: Drop Cover and Hold On.
 
"Damage and deaths from earthquakes are often very preventable, said Dr. Lee Liberty, Boise State Seismologist. "If I felt violent ground shaking, I would immediately drop, cover and hold on. What you want to do is prevent something from falling on your head, since injuries caused by falling objects are the most common earthquake-related injury."
 
After the ground stops shaking, be sure you know how to turn off utilities like natural gas, electricity, and water. Throughout the year everyone should have emergency supplies of water, food, and necessary equipment so they can survive for at least three days without outside help following any major disaster.  Remember to plan for your pets, children, and any special needs, including medical conditions.
 
To register for the Great Idaho ShakeOut please go to   https://www.shakeout.org/idaho/  .

Elizabeth Duncan
Idaho Office of Emergency Management
eduncan@imd.idaho.gov | 208.258.6595

FreedomWalkMagic Valley Freedom Walk - Oct. 20

GLOBAL ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION RALLIES
TENS OF THOUSANDS TO COMBAT MODERN-DAY SLAVERY

The Magic Valley Walk for Freedom will start at 10 a.m. from the CSI Expo Center on Thursday, October 20, 2018, and it will end at 1 p.m.  

On October 20, 2018, tens of thousands of people will gather all over the world for a fundraising and  awareness event called #WalkForFreedom. Walks will take place in hundreds of cities across dozens  of nations.

This event is operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization, A21. The purpose of the walk  is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery  today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event  will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited.

Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who will be wearing black shirts and  walking in single-file lines all over the world-in local towns, through busy intersections in city  centers, on dirt tracks in crowded villages, along bridges, tunnels, and water banks. Hundreds of  local walks will be seen marching for a global end to modern-day slavery.

"We are convinced that if we do this together, if we keep showing up, if we continue to be tenacious,  if we continue to turn up with strength, numbers, and courage, then we can see slavery eradicated in  our lifetime, "says Christine Caine, A21's Founder.

A21 Overview:
A21 is a global nonprofit organization determined to eradicate human trafficking through awareness,  intervention, and aftercare. Currently operating in 13 countries, A21 aims to combat modern-day  slavery through a multi-dimensional operational strategy: Reach, Rescue, and Restore. Through  partnerships and the efforts of supporters all over the globe, A21 truly believes that a multitude of  victims can be identified and assisted, and perpetrators can be brought to justice.

Millions of slaves.
A $150 billion industry.
1% ever rescued.

More information about Walk For Freedom and A21 can be found on our website:
A21.org and A21.org/Walk

Julie Underwood

freeBreastCancerConfInviting Employees & Family Members to FREE Breast Cancer Conference


Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
GuardiansThe Twin Falls County Board of Community Guardians


Ashley Klauser
Volunteer Coordinator
Twin Falls County Board of Community Guardians
ashley.klauser@tfco.org | 208.736.5048 ext. 2246
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