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  • Granola bars sensitize students to NYC's vulnerable

    by Grace Thornton, posted Thursday, August 16, 2018 (6 months ago)

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    NEW YORK (BP) -- It all started with two granola bars and a challenge, and before the day was over, a group of high school students saw the world's human trafficking problem from a whole different perspective.

    The concept was simple.

    The students, from metro Dallas, were spending the day in New York City learning how to combat human trafficking when Raleigh Sadler issued a challenge.

    "Go buy a box of granola bars, and when you approach someone who seems isolated, have two of them in your hand," said Sadler, executive director of the Let My People Go ministry. "Then offer them one of the bars and eat yours too -- share that simple meal with them." Read More

  • Super Bowl Twitter campaign tackles sex trafficking

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, February 02, 2018 (one year ago)

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (B) -- Sex trafficking demand increases when large crowds gather for such events as the Super Bowl, an advocacy group said in launching a Feb. 4 Twitter campaign to spread awareness of sexual exploitation.

    While sex trafficking remains a crime that must be tackled all year round, the demand has been proven to increase at previous Super Bowls, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) said in launching #TackleDemand. Read More

  • Human trafficking foe enlists churches for the cause

    by S. Craig Sanders, posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Emil Handke.
    Let My People Go, an anti-trafficking network founded by Raleigh Sadler, seeks to enlist local churches to help free and restore victims of modern-day slavery. Read More