Some of you have another chance!! After it's week long run a few weeks ago the film will be newly released in some locations and re released in others. Check below for the dates of when it will start playing and the locations.
This is a very impacting movie about current day slavery around the world. Something that's so different about this film is that it was made by a musician. He calls out to other musicians who respond with music on… Continue
Illegal immigrants, 23 of them from India. Somehow trafficked to North Dakota of all places (yup) and were forced to pay $20,000 and were promised green cards and premanent residency. But now they are being prosecuted for having illegal counterfeit documents with fake SOcial security numbers. My guess is they didn't really want to be tricked into coming here to "rebuild after Hurrican Katrina" ....
Yesterday I went to the pumpkin patch just outside the city of Portland with 3 fellow JustOne members. We all happened to be wearing our bright red JustOne hoodies...seriously we did not plan that! This girl came running up to us and was asking if we were from One Voice because she's starting a thing at her high school in Scappoose. I gave her a card and wrote my info on it so we can get in contact with each other and tell her about meetings. She was so pumped! It was really cool to see a high… Continue
Hey Guys, just wanted to quickly share the Trafficking in Persons Report 2008.
It's the Department of State's compiled information about the Trafficking situation Country By Country!
In it you will find some good information about what is going on, how the governments are intervening and what NGOs are doing. It's a great little window into tons of countries. Check it out here--->
Added by Johnny on October 24, 2008 at 9:23am —
I just stumbled upon this slavery map through callandresponse.com. It gives one some idea of the kind of slavery that's taking place in the United States. People report incidents of slavery and put it on the map.
Added by Lydia on October 20, 2008 at 9:00pm —
The United Nations just released their "Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons" this past Thursday (October 9th). It is a thorough document (over 500+ pages) that provides up-to-date stats, legislative development, and global strategies. According to UN’s website, the goals of this toolkit are to:
* Prevent and combat trafficking,
* Protect and assist its victims, and
* Promote international… Continue
Added by Charles Lee on October 17, 2008 at 10:30am —