Human Trafficking is just another name for slavery and it is on the rise. No matter what form slavery takes we need to stand against it.
I found this great list of some consumer actions that we can all take to help end slavery put together by End Slavery Now. Take a minute and check it out! http://endslaverynow.org/act/consumer-action
So WorkerAnts tweeted about a cycling tour to raise awareness and support to end modern day slavery.Â The event is hosted by International Justice Mission and will be from July 24 – August 2, 2015 from Seattle, Washington to Portland, Oregon. So if you love cycling and can spare the time, then si...read more
I just found this great organization, Artworks for Freedom that helps raise awareness and fights to end slavery by using art exhibits.Â Check them out here http://bit.ly/1H0CXZW.Â Also, I am adding their April art exhibit, “Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking”Â to our event calende...read more
Found a great resource site this last week where you can take action to help end slavery. Check out the petitions for changing the law at The Freedom Commons: http://freedomcommons.ijm.org. Â I will also be adding the link to our Colony Resources section.
Don’t forget to read and share Sarita’s story and poem, celebrating those who survive and triumph over human trafficking! Â http://bit.ly/1xEcJqP
Just added a great new resource, the US Dept. of State Office to Monitor & Combat Trafficking in Persons, full of tools, research and tips. Â Also, they have this great quote from Obama that I thought was worth sharing:
“It ought to concern every person, because...read more
Last year I went to an anti-human trafficking conference in Northern California and journalist Julian Sher was one of the panelists. Â He was a powerful speaker focused on breaking the stereotypes that surround prostituted women Â & children. Â I have been meaning to pick up his book “Somebod...read more
I have been wandering around the internet looking for anti-human trafficking/anti-slaveryÂ events so that we can have a fairly robust calendar for all of us to reference no matter where we live. Â It has been rather difficult to find events, so please tell me if you know of any in your area that...read more
For those of you who want to go to the Freedom Summit in San Francisco on May 9, registration just opened on their website:Â http://www.2015.freedom-summit.org
I am so excited for the Bay Area Freedom Summit in May. Â I am inviting friends and hope to see you all there.
For those of you who live in Northern California, you may be interested in attending the Bay Area’s Anti-Trafficking Coalition’s Freedom Summit on May 9, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium. According to their website, the event will “feature prominent local and national trafficking experts, survivor...read more