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An Update on Louisiana's Fight Against Human Trafficking

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Petroleum Club of Lafayette

111 Heymann Boulevard

Lafayette, LA 70503

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Senator Ronnie Johns has represented District 27 in the Louisiana State Senate since 2012. Previously, he served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1996 until 2008 where he served three consecutive terms. Senator Johns has devoted his legislative career to many business related issues, health care issues, is a strong advocate for domestic violence victims, for adoption and foster care of children, and victims of human trafficking.

He has received numerous awards during his legislative career in his local community, statewide, and nationally for his efforts on a wide variety of issues. He has been recognized by the United Way of Southeast Louisiana as a Legislative Champion for Public Policy, for his extensive work on the tragedy of human trafficking.

Father M. Jeffery Bayhi, a native of Baton Rouge, was ordained a priest in 1979. He holds a his degree in Psychology, a Masters of Divinity, and a Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling. Father Bayhi has worked a great deal with retreats, prison systems, and hospitals while also serving many Church parishes. He also established Metanoia Corporation, a non-profit religious organization dedicated to developing a safe shelter to rescue women from human trafficking. Presently, Fr. Bayhi serves as Pastor of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Zachary and its mission church--Our Lady of the Assumption in Clinton, Louisiana--and plans on being CEO for Closer Walk Ministries for a very long time.

The Women United Food for Thought series invites members to gather at lunch, listen to expert speakers as they share information on current issues facing women and their families. Learn how you can make a difference. Sessions are held at the Petroleum Club on the second Monday of the month. $20 Women United member rate/$35 for non-members. Limited to 50 attendees.

This event is sponsored by Acadiana Automotive Group.

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