Can you walk away?

“Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it, in his love of justice,” President Lincoln said in an 1854 speech. This weekend, President Lincoln’s Cottage has partnered with Polaris Project to launch an exhibit that will open people’s eyes to the realities of modern slavery and human [...]

A picture is worth a thousand words

On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11th, Polaris Project launched a month-long campaign to raise awareness about trafficking through photographs. We asked you to make a sign and tell the world that you want to take a stand against human trafficking. We received pictures from church groups, swim teams, artists and many others [...]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2012 – What will you do to make a difference?

Established through a Senate resolution three years ago, January 11 is dedicated to raising awareness of and opposition to human trafficking.

Raising awareness is a crucial first step, but alone it is not enough. Knowledge without action is information wasted. Outlined below you’ll find a variety of ways that you can immediately engage your friends [...]

Simple Acts of Kindness

There is a moment when you realize you have the capacity to make an impact on the world. When a cause, practice or single idea moves you so much that you couldn’t ignore it even if you tried. Some pursue fulfillment through exploration, swiftly moving through places and ideas. Others prefer to [...]