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Human Trafficking Quiz given at school

Franciscan Benediction

  May God bless you with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships So that you may live deep within your heart.   May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, So that you may work for justice, freedom, and peace.   May God bless you with tears To … Continue reading »

Launch of USAID Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy

USAID Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy – Read it here. This new policy will enable USAID to reinvigorate and focus the agency’s efforts to pursue more effective, efficient, and evidence-based approaches in counter-trafficking. This was developed working closely with the US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. Steinberg: “hold us accountable” is … Continue reading »

Be an abolitionist! Let your voice be heard.

If you live in Alabama, please consider taking action! It’s easy and quick and it could mean so much!!! The Polaris Project has made it easy to do something. All it takes is clicking the link below to send a message to your legislator. I just did this and it took less than one minute! … Continue reading »

Demand a slave-free supply chain!

Very Young Girls (by GEMS)

End Demand!

Chocolate anyone?

Much of the chocolate in the United States is produced using cocoa from the Ivory Coast. This area is known for using children as workers. The documentary “The Dark Side of Chocolate” is a startling introduction into the terrible labor practices and conditions which happen there. CNN has recently investigated these supply chains for chocolate. … Continue reading »

What do Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin have in common? Only their birthdate…

[from www.americanminute.com] Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the exact same day, FEBRUARY 12, 1809, but their lives had opposite effects. Lincoln is best known for freeing millions of slaves by issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, claiming all men are created equal. Darwin’s theory of evolution claims men are not equal as some are more … Continue reading »

“27 Million”

Introduced at Passion 2012, Matt and Beth Redman will be part of the European tour based on the song “27 Million”. It was written by a collaboration of artists and based on the true story of girl trafficked from Eastern Europe to the sex trade in London. Christine Caine of A21 was instrumental in the … Continue reading »