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Take Action to Combat Human Trafficking

August 1, 2018

Background: This June, the State Department released its annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), which ranks countries on their efforts to combat human trafficking. This year’s report highlights examples of local communities working with their governments to address human trafficking. The report identifies challenges governments and communities face in fighting human trafficking, while highlighting effective responses […]

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Education about Human Trafficking: The Diocese of New York and the GIFT Box

February 23, 2016

Human trafficking is a global scourge affecting The Episcopal Church and all member provinces of the Anglican Communion. Countering this criminal phenomenon has been a mission priority for The Episcopal Church for decades, with General Convention passing resolutions and policies on human trafficking even as the United Nations was developing its global international legal framework […]

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 6, 2016

Today, January 11th, is “Human Trafficking Awareness Day” (nationally recognized and declared by the United States Congress). Since the term “human trafficking” was originally coined in 2000, this form of “modern day slavery” continues to rise. Human trafficking for labor, and for sex, is continually on the rise and is now considered the second largest […]

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What Can You Do to Stop Human Trafficking?

November 6, 2014

This article caught my attention recently: Iowa mom warns of sex trafficking. The situation of this child – and others like her – is heartbreaking. And the mother’s patience and unconditional love is remarkable. Yet, it is only the beginning of what needs to be done to counteract the damages of this insidious world of trafficking. […]

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Participate in the Presiding Bishop's online forum on Human Trafficking

November 6, 2014

This information went out via press release last week but I wanted to reprint it here for emphasis. As you probably know, I believe this is the important type of work that church communities – especially adult education programs – can be involved in. On Wednesday, March 6, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori […]

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Resources on bringing an end to human trafficking now online

November 6, 2014

In my previous post I mentioned that resources to support your efforts to stop human trafficking would be online soon. They were posted here today: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/human-trafficking. This is important work. I hope that you and your faith community will engage this  issue.

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Watch the video from Wednesday's Churchwide Conversation on Human Trafficking

November 6, 2014

The video for Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation, the March 6 forum hosted by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, is now available to watch online. The hour-long Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation originated from the Chapel of Christ the Lord in the Church Center in New York City and featured Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori’s […]

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Religious leaders call for new measures to end human trafficking

November 6, 2014

In case you haven’t seen it, there’s an article in yesterday’s Washington Post about the White House advisory council of religious leaders calling for new measures to end human trafficking worldwide. Their 36-page report, which was released April 10, calls for a global fund to address human trafficking and urged a new labeling system to help […]

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Summit On Human Trafficking: Communities Mobilizing Against Modern Day Slavery

May 23, 2014

SUMMIT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING: COMMUNITIES MOBILIZING AGAINST MODERN DAY SLAVERY (OPEN TO PUBLIC)   Saturday, May 10, 2014 (10am – 5pm) Registration Opens at 9:30 A.M.St. James Episcopal Church     84-07 Broadway Elmhurst, New York 11373   (Accessible by Queens Subway, Trains M & R and Bus Q53) Call   New York 11373Registration begins at 9:30am or you can register online to […]

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Episcopal summit focuses on human trafficking in Asiamerica communities

April 25, 2014

Focusing on the need to build awareness about the crime of human trafficking, the public is invited to an Episcopal Church event, Summit on Human Trafficking: Mobilizing Communities against Modern Day Slavery on May 10 at St. James Episcopal Church, 84-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY. Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Asiamerica Ministries and the National Alliance […]

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EPPN: Human Trafficking and the Super Bowl

February 5, 2014

For many of us, this Sunday’s Super Bowl represents a few hours of reprieve from work, responsibilities, and perhaps even diets, as we settle on the couch with friends and family to watch one of our nation’s most-celebrated sporting events. Tragically, perpetrators of the abhorrent and licentious criminal industry of human trafficking have seized on […]

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EPPN Alert: It is Time to End Human Trafficking

June 14, 2013

To fight domestic child sex trafficking is to recognize "the spark of divinity that is in every person," Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi announced as she signed the "Our Daughters are Not for Sale Proclamation" and denounced the scourge of buying and selling American children for sex and labor. Leader Pelosi was joined by Republican and […]

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EPPN Alert: Lent – Human Trafficking

March 14, 2013

This Lent, we are committed to reflecting upon and transforming our culture of violence toward one in which we may all live safely and freely into the fullness of whom God uniquely created us to be. The violence of slavery, manifested in human trafficking, tragically stifles that safety and freedom for millions around the world […]

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Now available online from Episcopal Church: Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation

March 8, 2013

Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation, a March 6 forum hosted by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, is now available on line here. http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/human-trafficking The hour-long Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation originated from the Chapel of Christ the Lord in the Church Center in New York City and featured Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori’s address, […]

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Resources posted, space still available for March 6 online forum: Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation

February 25, 2013

Space is still available for Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation, hosted by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on Wednesday, March 6 to explore the church’s work in Human Trafficking. The hour-long Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation will originate from the Chapel of Christ the Lord in the Church Center in New York City […]

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Presiding Bishop hosts online forum: Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation

February 6, 2013

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will host an hour-long exploration into the church’s work in Human Trafficking on Wednesday, March 6. Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation will originate from the Chapel of Christ the Lord in the Church Center in New York City beginning at 2 pm Eastern, 1 pm Central, noon Mountain, […]

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Human Rights Peacebuilding

July 22, 2020

Human Rights & Peacebuilding We support legislation and policies that protect human rights, prevent atrocities, promote gender justice, and work towards reconciliation around the world. We also partner and work with provinces throughout the Anglican Communion. On COVID-19 Statement: Human Rights Day: Defending Human Rights During and After COVID-19 (December 2020) Statement: International Response on […]

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