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Wells College to host reading, screening on justice topics

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Wells College will host a pair of events Monday, April 9, about ecological and social justice.

• First, the college's Visiting Writer Series and Center for Sustainability and the Environment will present a reading from "Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology" at 6:30 p.m. in the Art Exhibit Room of Macmillan Hall at the college, 170 Main St., Aurora. The anthology presents contemporary environmental poetry with roots in many cultural traditions. It will be presented by the anthology's editor, Melissa Tuckey, as well as contributor Mukoma Wa Ngugi.

• College trustee and New York state Justice Renée Minarik will host a screening of "Not My Life," a documentary about human trafficking, at 7:30 p.m. in Stratton 209. The film features interviews with people in eight countries and five continents about modern slavery, advocacy for victims and how victims can go on to happy and productive lives. Both events are free and open to the public.

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