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Maia Sciupac

Modern-Day Slavery


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Did you know that slavery still exists? Over 27 million people work under horrendous conditions without a say in their own lives. Hear from experts in the field who are working to stop human trafficking, and gain greater knowledge of this human rights abuse.

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The Body Shop, ECPAT USA and the Somaly Mam Foundation have launched a petition which will be presented to the U.S. government and the United Nations to help protect children from sex trafficking. We call on our supporters to go to... more
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Exciting News!

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Hello Listeners,I hope you are well. I am writing to inform you that I will be taking a temporary leave of absence over the summer (June to August), as I will be going to Washington D.C. to work with the Polaris Project, a... more

Listen to CEO Ateba Crocker from Shoe Revolt, talk about her own experiences with sexual exploitation and her online shoe boutique that is committed to kicking human trafficking to the curb with every shoe purchase. Shoe revolt means "to... more
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Follow the Colletto's Journey at...

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Follow the Colletto's journey to Thailand as they fight child sex-trafficking at http://drivenbyfreedom.com/.

Hear from Heather and Michael Colletto from the The Sold Project, an anti-slavery organization committed to preventing child sex-trafficking in Thailand. They will talk about their prevention and education work in Thailand and in the U.S.,... more

Hear from Mercy Dizon, Northern California Regional Director and Imelda Buncab, National Constituency Director of the Not For Sale Campaign. Learn about its origins and their work to end slavery in our lifetime. The Not For Sale Campaign... more

Hear from Mark Fisher of International Justice Mission, talk about their efforts to combat human trafficking and rescue victims abroad. International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual... more

Hear from Staff Attorney Cindy Lou, from the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach Center. She will be discussing her work assisting victims of human trafficking and violence through legal means. Moreover, Cindy will discuss API... more

Co-Host Gabriel Arteaga and I will be sharing stories from survivors of Human Trafficking, in the second reading of this mini series. Hear their tales of abuse and their miraculous escape from the horrors of slavery. Their stories must be... more

Hear from one of the founders of The Freeze Project, an annual community activist event to raise awareness about human trafficking. On April 17th hundreds of people across the nation come together in their major cities and freeze... more
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