The Truth About Chocolate & How To Ask The U.S. Government For Change

The Truth About Chocolate & How To Ask The U.S. Government For Change

The Truth About Chocolate & How To Ask The U.S. Government For Action & Policy Change This week I sent a letter to President Biden asking for his support and action with ending modern day slavery and child labor within the cocoa industry. Alongside Tony’s Chocolonely and millions across the globe, we are petitioning for…

Slavery Still Exists | Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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Slavery Still Exists | Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Years ago when I started my journey learning about social justice I thought slavery was eradicated and long behind us. My goodness was I in for a wakeup call. While slavery isn’t the same as it was prior to the Thirteenth Amendment, it does still have a presence on this earth, today. Throughout the month of January I will be sharing information I have learned over the years, organizations fighting to see the end, and tips for how we can contribute to the eradication of human trafficking. This topic is far from easy to talk about, but I encourage you to push past the discomfort to learn about this polarizing issue.

Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Last night my friend Celeste and I attended Project Reclaim‘s worship night, to raise awareness for human trafficking. Project Reclaim partnered with Naomi’s House to help educate and raise awareness around this issue. I learned that 24,000 women and girls are sexually exploited in Chicago alone. That’s crazy! It’s hard for me to wrap my…