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“Transforming the lives of trafficked and exploited women in our city.”

 

Grab a friend (or two or three or TEN), put on your favorite derby attire, and join us for our 5th annual Women’s Tea!

Doors will open at 9:30 am at the Henry Clay (604 S. 3rd St.) and we will have a silent auction of designer handbags, derby hats, and art prints, as well as a photobooth! Be sure to skip breakfast so you will be able to enjoy the delicious brunch that will be provided.

We are thankful to have Sergeant Tim Stokes as our keynote speaker this year. Our desire for this event is to raise awareness of sex trafficking and exploitation in our city and call our community to walk alongside these women.

Speakers

Tim Stokes is a Louisville Metro Police Department Detective Sergeant currently assigned to the Major Crimes Division-Sex Crimes Unit.  This unit handles human trafficking investigations, sexual assaults investigations, the cold case rape kit backlog investigation project, and non-compliant sex offender investigations.

He received his undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Indiana University and The University of Louisville.  He was sworn into service with the Louisville Division of Police in 2000.  During his career, he has served in multiple patrol divisions, been promoted, and become a Kentucky Law Enforcement Counsel Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.  He has devoted countless hours in patrol and in investigations assisting people in crisis.  With this real world experience and education, Sergeant Stokes has been sharing information and training courses throughout Kentucky.  In addition to teaching at the Louisville Metro Police Academy, Sergeant Stokes has taught officers in each of the 120 Kentucky counties.

Sergeant Stokes is former player and avid baseball fan.  Sergeant Stokes is also a long-distance backpacker and has completed nearly 300 miles of the Appalachian Trial over the past two years.  On retirement, he plans to complete this journey and have hiked from Georgia to Maine.

He is married, has four adult children, and a grandchild.

2018 Highlights

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