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Human Trafficking Film Highlights LIFE Week at University of San Diego

A screening of the 2014 movie “Sold” highlights LIFE (Life Is For Everyone) Week at the University of San Diego from April 18 to 22.

“Sold,” based on true stories and portraying the power of the human spirit, will be shown Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the University Center Forum B.

Each spring Students for Life hosts a week of interactive activities and educational programs designed to call attention to major life issues such as human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, genocide, abortion, immigration, and poverty. During each day of LIFE Week service opportunities, displays, prayer experiences, and opportunities for discussion center on a different life issue. The goal is to provide a forum for the education of our campus community on all facets and stages of human life, as well as to foster an increased respect for the dignity of all life. Additionally, LIFE Week suggest ways of taking action on the various issues.

Other LIFE events include a Mass for Peace, preparing meals for the homeless and making baby blankets for mothers in San Diego and Tijuana.

All events are free and open to the public. For a full schedule go to www.sandiego.edu/ministry.


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Pamela Gray Payton
pgray@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4681