Resource Spotlight: Polaris Project

Polaris Project, based out of D.C., not only mans the National Human Trafficking Resource Center – among other things, they also offer:

Well worth checking out.

HT News Review (Week of 8/17-8/23)

(…plus or minus a few days..)

8/15/08 “Anchorage Man Gets 30 Years in Sex Trafficking, Drugs Case” (The Daily News-Miner)
[tagged for: court cases, prostitution]

8/16/08 “Wichita Film Debuts About Human Trafficking” (KSN
[tagged for: films, prostitution, sexual exploitation, public awareness]

8/17/08 “Measure would protect pimps, not prostitutes” (San Francisco Chronicle)
[tagged for: legalizing prostitution, sexual exploitation, child prostitution, children]

Continue reading

Triangle-area volunteer needed

Some NCStop members in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area are hoping to bring the film Call + Response to the Triangle. C+R has a volunteer position called “First Responder,” a person whose job is to drum up interest in their area for a screening, and to be the local liaison with C+R.

So if you…
1) live in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill region,
2) want to get involved in the abolitionist movement,
3) have one-to-several hours each week to spare,
and 4) like the idea of organizing people around a very specific project,

…then please contact Melinda.

Call+Response: The Film

“Never forget – justice is what love looks like in public!” -Dr. Cornel West
(*Give it a minute to load; it’s worth it!)

[clearspring_widget title=”Call+Response Widget” wid=”488771da2a7d55fb” pid=”4893ad4112b29415″ width=”390″ height=”300″ domain=””]

Continue reading