In observance of Anti-Human Trafficking month, Grace Farms Foundation and Senator Chris Murphy are hosting an important discussion about modern day slavery, featuring a panel of experts dedicated to fighting this crime. The panel, moderated by Grace Farms Foundation justice initiative director, Krishna Patel, will include Murphy and Vincent Nappo, Partner at Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC, and activist Nacole S., a passionate advocate for child sexual exploitation survivors and their families.

The public is invited to join the discussion to learn more about the prevalence of human trafficking on the national and local levels, and what can be done to combat it.

Following the discussion, there will be a screening of I Am Jane Doe, a film chronicling the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on

The discussion and screening will be held at Grace Farms, (365 Lukes Wood Rd., New Canaan) on Friday, Jan. 12; the discussion starts at 6 p.m., and the film screening begins at 7 p.m.. Admission is free.