‘Slavery and Freedom in the Making of America’-Oct 23-Nov 13

As the United States marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation in 2013, the History Lecture Series returns this fall with four presentations by nationally recognized historians on the theme “Slavery and Freedom in the Making of America.” The speakers will consider the imagined roots of slavery in Greco-Roman antiquity, the origins and development … More ‘Slavery and Freedom in the Making of America’-Oct 23-Nov 13

SEATTLE: Sex Trafficking Documentary “Chosen” Features Local Victims—Premieres Sept. 26

By Dana Rebik on September 20, 2013— “On Thursday, September 26, 2013, the Seattle Aquarium will open its doors and turn down the lights for students and community members at the Seattle Premiere of Chosen. The new film tells the shocking true story of two All-American girls tricked into trafficking. Brianna and Lacy explain how … More SEATTLE: Sex Trafficking Documentary “Chosen” Features Local Victims—Premieres Sept. 26

CANADA: Young Woman Uses Faith and Fashion to Fight Human Trafficking

By Jeff Peters on September 19, 2013— “Most people’s choice of fashion is an expression of themselves, but  for Megan Palik it was  her love of expression and her faith that lead her to battle human trafficking. Palik had a heart for those in poverty for years, but it was through some key experiences and … More CANADA: Young Woman Uses Faith and Fashion to Fight Human Trafficking

HELP US SHARE + INVITE PEOPLE TO: “NOT MY LIFE” Screening + Panel Discussion

HELP US SHARE + INVITE PEOPLE TO: NOT MY LIFE Screening + Panel Discussion Join Hope for Justice, organizer World Affairs Council and host SIFF to watch this Not My Life, a new human trafficking documentary by Academy Award nominee Robert Bilheimer, considered “one of the most influential filmmakers working in the field of international human rights.” Four … More HELP US SHARE + INVITE PEOPLE TO: “NOT MY LIFE” Screening + Panel Discussion

IN PLAIN SIGHT Documentary to be Released about Local and Modern-Day Slavery

Set to release in 2014 by Word Entertainment, the IN PLAIN SIGHT documentary (Executive Produced and Narrated by Natalie Grant) will help five unsuspecting families in five US cities have their eyes opened to what’s happening down the street “in plain sight.” Plus, Word Entertainment is producing a compilation worship album and a 31 day … More IN PLAIN SIGHT Documentary to be Released about Local and Modern-Day Slavery

Save the Date: ‘Seattle Against Slavery’ Fall Wine Tasting Benefit—October 19

You Are Invited: SAS Fall Wine Tasting REGISTER HERE Join Seattle Against Slavery for our first Fall Wine Tasting event! Attendees will enjoy an afternoon tasting journey of fine Northwest wines from Fletcher Bay Winery and paired cheeses selected by the Kitchen Sink Project. All proceeds from the afternoon will help fight human trafficking right here … More Save the Date: ‘Seattle Against Slavery’ Fall Wine Tasting Benefit—October 19