Fall Wishes

As the seasons change, we begin unpacking boxes of coats, sweaters, scarves, and boots in preparation. However, this seasonal routine is not easy for survivors like Claudia*. When Claudia came to the United States a few years ago, she came with very few possessions and was forced to work in the hospitality industry. Luckily, [...]

Stomping Out Slavery at the 2011 #SMSWALK

On Saturday, October 22, 2011 more than 2,000 people came out to walk against human trafficking. They raised more than $80,000 [and still counting] to support anti-trafficking organizations like Polaris Project.

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Senator Daylin Leach’s National Hotline Posting/Human Trafficking Press Conference

Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg

October 18, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

30 victims, held in debt bondage. Sexual and physical violence used to force them to work long hours at very little or no pay. You may think that you would never come across this type of crime, but in [...]

Stomp Out Slavery With Us

Join Polaris Project for the third annual Stop Modern Slavery Walk on the National Mall Constitution Gardens (Constitution Avenue NW and 19th St. NW, Washington, D.C.)
 On Saturday, October 22, 2011 (8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) thousands of activists from the D.C. metropolitan area will walk together to stomp out slavery! There will be [...]