Human Trafficking

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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....

April 11, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

April 9, 2013

[Thistle Farms -- Press Release] The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has recognized Thistle Farms, a social enterprise for women who have survived prostitution, trafficking and addiction, as part of its Neighborhood Builder® program. The recognition awards high-performing nonprofits that...

March 8, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

March 8, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] 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...

March 6, 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...

March 5, 2013

Lynnaia Main, the church’s officer for global relations, Sarah Dreier, the church’s Office of Government Relations legislative representative for international policy and advocacy, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and the Rev. Brian McVey of the Diocese of Iowa, during an during an...

February 25, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

February 25, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs — Press Release] 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.

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February 19, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

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