2023 Rotary Civitas - Focus on Human Trafficking

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, a program focused on ending human trafficking throughout greater Des Moines while building momentum for community service.

All net proceeds will go to local non-profit agencies working in the field of fighting human trafficking.

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2023
4:00 - 6:15 pm, followed by networking, food & drink
Hilton Garden Inn, West Des Moines, Iowa
Register to attend for $20/person at: https://tinyurl.com/59vpfr53

Panel of Speakers:
-- Heather Brown – Human Trafficking Survivor
-- Matthew Stephenson, Director/Learning & Development, Casey’s
-- John Jarvey – Retired U.S. chief Federal Court Judge, Southern District of Iowa
-- Charlotte Kovacs, Victim Witness Specialist, Program Supervisor, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Iowa

Visit booths of non-profits who provide services that help fight human trafficking.

Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served

Civitas programming has donated over $25,000 over the years to various nonprofits relative to each year’s topic.

Sponsors for the event include the following Rotary Clubs:

Service Sponsors:
Rotary Club of Ankeny
Rotary Club of Des Moines AM
Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines
Rotary Club of Waukee

Fellowship Sponsors:
Rotary Club of Des Moines
Rotary Club of Johnston
Rotary Club of West Des Moines

Club Sponsors:
Rotary Club of East Polk County
Rotary Club of Greater Des Moines
Rotary Club of Indianola


  • Wayne Johnson
    • $20 
    • 10 mos
  • Craig Bullis
    • $20 
    • 10 mos
  • Michelle Pandian
    • $20 
    • 10 mos
  • Jason Stuyvesant
    • $100 
    • 10 mos
    • $100 
    • 10 mos


Tamara Kenworthy
West Des Moines, IA
Rotary Club of Des Moines (A M Foundation)
Registered nonprofit
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