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Free2Work: An Advocate’s Resource

Posted June 14, 2012 By Elisa

This post is by Dorothy, the “Vicar of Vibe,” who lives by the motto of “love God, love others, it’s simple…” She is creative, bubbly, and full of passion to end modern slavery. Dorothy leads the Loudoun County (VA) Human Trafficking Task Force, works for Starbucks, and thrives on a creative team, blogging about their […]

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What is KONY 2012 again? Did you see the viral video by INVISIBLE CHILDREN a month or so ago? Many of us did. Over a hundred million of us did. A lot of people who watched this video had never heard of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) before, let alone the horrifying brand of slavery […]

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This guest post is by Dorothy, the “Vicar of Vibe” who lives by the motto of “love God, love others, it’s simple…” She is creative, bubbly, and full of passion to end modern slavery. Dorothy leads the Loudoun County (VA) Human Trafficking Task Force, works for Starbucks, and thrives on a creative team, blogging about […]

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Average Consumer vs. Holiday Candy

Posted October 31, 2011 By Elisa

Where Does My Holiday Candy Come From? Should I consider buying Fair Trade or Slave-Free Candy? Chocolate. Candy. Halloween. Holidays. Lots of Candy. Now that I think about it, the only thing very constant about all holidays is candy. You might not go to grandma’s for Thanksgiving and you might not be with your lover […]

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Book Review: Not For Sale (By David Batstone)

Posted September 11, 2011 By Elisa

Not For Sale is just one of those books. One of those books. The perfect coffee table book, to sit there alluringly in hopes that someone will ask you about it. Then you can freak them out with a long, monologue explanation of why we should all be abolitionists, working hard together to stop human […]

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Human Trafficking 101

Posted June 15, 2011 By Elisa

    What is human trafficking? Essentially, human trafficking is a fancy name for slavery. Of course, sometimes a slave might not perfectly fit into the legal category of a trafficked person, but most agree that a trafficked person is an enslaved person. Trafficking is illegal under International Law, U.S. Federal Law, and many states […]

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