In Florida, hurricane season and the stifling summer heat have arrived. Even though our state is gradually opening up, COVID-19 […] […]
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The Tampa Chapter has officially launched! And what a launch it has been – we haven’t yet secured the new safe house scheduled to open in June and we already have two rescues! Our chapter was received with open arms by the Tampa Bay area with more than 20 eager attendees to our kickoff event, “Trafficking in Our Backyard”. They came from all over the Bay area: Tampa, St. Pete, Sarasota and Clearwater to hear Sam present the cold, hard facts on trafficking activities here.It was sobering to hear […]
Volunteers: Making a Difference Every Day in the Fight Against Human Trafficking. Rahab’s Daughters Needs You.
Volunteering is vital to all of us who operate in the plural sector. Nearly every charity, religious organization, professional association, and nonprofit organization rely on volunteers to perform everyday tasks and complete big projects. Nonprofits aren’t the only ones who benefit from this arrangement, though.Remember that bet Phoebe and Joey had on Friends? Phoebe set out to prove to Joey she could find a selfless good deed, an act from which the altruist experiences no benefit. Phoebe was […]
Anyone can join in the fight against human trafficking. Human trafficking is defined as specified acts taken to exploit another person through “prostitution . . . or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.” With a total global market value of 32 billion US dollars , illicit human trafficking ranks as the world’s third most profitable crime after illicit drug and arms trafficking. It is a […]
It’s such an amazing thing to celebrate freedom today! It’s something many take for granted but I know 1st hand that freedom can be elusive. For more than 27 million today freedom will be elusive because they are being used as slaves. This number is so hard for me to fathom, and it seems overwhelming. Today slavery looks very different to that of the past but it is no less a lack of freedom, children of average age 11 or 12 are coerced into becoming sex or domestic slaves.Read this latest […]