Human Trafficking

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 16:31

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...

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 21:19

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...

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 22:22

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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 19:51

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...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 10:33

We tend not to think much about the incarcerated. Similarly, how often do we think about the wellbeing of the children of an incarcerated parent? I recently read that nationally, 7.3 million children have at least one parent in jail or prison. I...

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 14:34

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...