Faces of Freedom: Visions of Hope for Child Laborers

Faces of Freedom Showcased at the Michael Forsberg Gallery

October 4 - 10, 2010

Lincoln, Neb.

Faces of Freedom will be on display at the Michael Forsberg Gallery in Lincoln, Nebraska. The exhibit coincides with the Textile Society of America Conference, held Oct. 6 – 9, and the Second Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, held Sept. 30-Oct. 2.


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    U. Roberto Romano

    U. Roberto Romano

    Award-winning human rights educator, filmmaker and photographer U. Roberto Romano began his activism on the issue of child labor in 1995…

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