I remember when I first heard about human trafficking, I was in college and I had several different emotional responses. I was horrified, angry, upset, and most of all I felt the immediate need to do something about it. I eventually found my way to Polaris Project and threw myself full force into combating [...]
On this day, 150 years ago, more than 3,000 people were freed from slavery in Washington, D.C. Nine months in advance of the full Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln granted slaves in the District of Columbia the most precious human right, freedom.
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 [...]