Monday, January 26, 2015


(a 3 part documentary)
Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb.9, 2015

"Sex Trafficking in the USA premieres on PBS, Monday, January 26 at 10/9c. Don't miss Nicholas KristofAshley JuddMalin Akerman and Blake Lively visiting Nashville, Chicago and Boston to find out how we can end trafficking in America."

"From the best-selling authors and creators of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide comes a compelling new book and documentary film, A Path Appears. In the book A Path Appears, coming September 23, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn provide a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world — and a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. The PBS documentary series premiering in January 2015 examines the struggles women face in the United States and abroad, and the inspiring individuals working with them to create effective solutions." A PATH APPEARS

Nightline covered this on 1/23 with Diana Sawyer, former anchor returned to investigate and team up with Nicholas Kristof to preview and explore this happening in various U.S. cities ... actually everywhere. {I am unable to view this, as often happens, because I'm out of the country}

Sometimes the chance to make a difference comes in unexpected ways and places.

—Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

And HERE's an excellent article in conjunction with
PBS's "Independent Lens" Premiere of
"A Path Appears"
to learn more

Saturday, January 3, 2015

JANUARY is ‪‎HumanTrafficking‬ Awareness Month!

January is HumanTrafficking‬ Awareness Month!
Reminder from 

I finally remembered to share this before the month passed and the events were over! 

HumanTrafficking Awareness Month started in 2007, when the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  Although it is a U.S. initiative, the United Nations has begun to highlight this topic and working towards global awareness.

Here is an important Declaration to join in signing with Global Freedom Network 

"We, the undersigned, are gathered here today for a historic initiative to inspire spiritual and practical action by all global faiths and people of good will every where eradicate modern slavery across the world by 2020 and for all time.

In the eyes of God, each human being is a free person, whether girl, boy, woman or man, and is destined to exist for the good of all in equality and fraternity. Modern slavery, in terms of human trafficking, forced labor and prostitution, organ trafficking, and any relationship that fails to respect the fundamental conviction that all people are equal and have the same freedom and dignity, is a crime against humanity.

We pledge ourselves here today to do all in our power, within our faith communities and beyond, to work together for the freedom of all those who are enslaved and trafficked so that their future may be restored. Today we have the opportunity, awareness, wisdom, innovation and technology to achieve this human and moral imperative."

I've noticed a few trailers like the following for new movies out and other documentaries, making us more aware of how this is happening right where we live (USA) and other places, as well. Of course, in 3rd world countries, but don't loose sight that it's happening all over the world. "In Plain Sight" (below) will be release publicly to coincide with this month in 2015. There is a 31 Day devotional and study guide to help us understand God's heart for the vulnerable and broken in our world. "8 Days" is another release (2014) and the proceeds go to antitrafficking organizations and safe houses across the USA.{Justice Speaks was one of the first organizations that premiered "8 days"} Learn more about this film at "Find Amber".

January 11th
for the
we all can do this

In October of 2013 I shared prayers from a Prayer Campaign between A21 with Christine Caine and Lysa TerKeurst {P31 Ministries}; if you need help in how to pray. 

Here is another link to IPJC (International Peace and Justice Center) Prayer Service and National Weekend of Prayer (Jan. 9-11, 2015)


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