This book, turned movie is causing a lot of controversy. Here are a list of blogs and individuals talking about how there is a connection between 50 Shades of Grey and human trafficking. Decide for yourself!
The Report of the Task Force on the Trafficking of Women and Girls of the American Psychological Association is available. Click on the link below to read the full report.
Today is the closing ceremony for the 5th Annual Campaign Against Human Trafficking in San Francisco. The Poster Winners will be announced, the Youth Commission will be speaking, and much more. Please come out and support all the youth that contributed to the poster contest in San Francisco Bay Area!
History is being made today, as the first home in the US for sex trafficked boys breaks ground. Restore One broke ground on 10-acres of land. A total of 12 boys will be cared for in the home. The first phase of building is on schedule to be completed by the end of 2015. To learn more, please visit RestoreOneLife.org.
Beth Bruno wrote a sincere, yet blunt article about Child Sex Trafficking and 5 key points every parent should know in order to be educated and prepared.
To read her article, click on the link: http://bethbruno.org/5-things-every-parent-needs-to-know-about-trafficking/
I know I talk about this often, but supply chains play a vital role in companies around the world. Ethical rules and regulations help confirm that industries are doing everything possible to avoid labor abuses within their supply chain. The UK is currently working on new rules aimed at ending slavery in supply chains. More to come in Jan and May 2015 regarding these regulations.
Date: Jan. 20, 2015
Location: County Government Center, Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium, 70 W. Hedding, San Jose, CA.
Description: This training session is intended for victim service providers, advocates, and law enforcement who work with human trafficking survivors.
Date: Jan. 19, 2015
Location: Allen Temple, 8501 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
Description: Love Never Fails and Allen Temple are hosting this event. All thriving survivors are welcome.