Free the Slaves

Type: Organization
Name: Free the Slaves (FTS)
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Announcing the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual Classy Awards

Winners Announced at Red Carpet Ceremony on May 3rd The CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, is proud to announce the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual CLASSY Awards. The 8 Winners will be announced onstage at the CLASSY Awards ... [Published PRWeb - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

GOP Senator Says Govt Didn’t Free the Slaves

Maybe Jim DeMint has never heard of the American Civil War. DeMint, the president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and former Republican senator from South Carolina, was a guest on a radio show last week and told the host that “the conscience of ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisionist History: Government Didn't Free the Slaves

SoundCloudSomebody really needs to tell Republicans to just stop talking about slavery, because it's clear that despite all their talk about "rebranding" and "outreach," 149 years after the end of the Civil War they still don't get it: Jim DeMint Asserts ... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Child Trafficking in Your Own Backyard

It happens in Boston, Massachusetts. It happens in Kolkata, India. More human beings are currently enslaved than at any time in history. Globally, 80 percent are women and children, most of whom are the victims of sex trafficking. About two million children ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Plight of the Children

O ur planet supports over 6 billion people. But how are they faring? Look closely at the face of the children—the young ones. Too often, tears are flowing. There is crying, sorrow and pain. Children are suffering terribly.Every year, nearly 11 million ... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Five Words Can End Child Slavery

By: Maurice I. Middleberg, Free the Slaves Executive DirectorAs Stephanie Be reported in her recent HuffPost article , the new documentary #standwithme provides fresh insight into the global problem of child slavery. It's important to note that there ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pitting Social Justice Against Culture War Issues Misses the Point, Says 'Passion' and 'End It' Founder Louie Giglio

|2:16 pmA recent BuzzFeed article questioning whether fighting human trafficking was "a new mission for the religious right," suggests that young evangelical Christians were more inclined to put their efforts into the war on modern-day slavery than enter ... [Published Christian Post - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Quinnipiac student returns to Haiti to help change lives, fight human trafficking

HAMDEN >> When Nina Brandi left Haiti two years ago, she knew one day she wanted to return to shine a light on the Restavec Freedom Alliance, a group that works to stop human trafficking.And now, the Quinnipiac University student’s personal experience ... [Published New Haven Register - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

READER SUBMITTED: School Continues Efforts To Raise Awareness About Modern-Day Slavery

A group of students who are passionately committed to ending modern-day slavery is hosting the Ninth Annual Abolitionist Fair: The Struggle for Freedom at CREC's Metropolitan Learning Center for Global and International Studies (MLC) on Wednesday, March ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip Free the Slaves 2014)

It’s an ancient abuse, but it persists throughout the world today. Slavery remains one of the greatest human rights challenges of history. Modern-day slavery looks different than the sailing ships and shackles we learned about in history class. Today, ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]
First reported Nov 07 2013 - Updated Nov 07 2013 - 1 reports

Meet the ambitious little girl who ushered in Twitter’s IPO

Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat Vivienne Harr strikes a pose on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange NEW YORK, NEW YORK — One person can change the world. That’s the message Vivienne Harr, the philanthropic nine-year old behind Make A Stand , relayed ... [Published Venturebeat - Nov 07 2013]

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...Archita explains, "Their mission is to provide a bridge out of extreme poverty by providing food, clothing, health care and quality education in a spiritually uplifting environment."
...The campaign solicits donations for the organizations it represents and states on its website that "100 percent of all donations, minus credit card transaction fees go directly towards our Coalition Partners." This year so far, $130,744 has been raised
"I am amazed and inspired by the dedication of our young people to fight this injustice." Nelson-Kauffman says of the group
"The majority of trafficking victims are between 18 and 24 years of age. I think that that's important because many of the people putting this concert on are between 18 and 24" Serino said. "It could easily be us."

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Announcing the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual ... [Published PRWeb - 23 hours ago]
GOP Senator Says Govt Didn’t Free the Slaves [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 11 2014]
Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisioni... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
Child Trafficking in Your Own Backyard [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
The Plight of the Children [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Mar 24 2014]
Five Words Can End Child Slavery [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
Pitting Social Justice Against Culture War Issu... [Published Christian Post - Mar 14 2014]
Quinnipiac student returns to Haiti to help cha... [Published New Haven Register - Mar 13 2014]
READER SUBMITTED: School Continues Efforts To R... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 09 2014]
What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]
Meet the ambitious little girl who ushered in T... [Published Venturebeat - Nov 07 2013]
Faith groups stand with Norristown cross-countr... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Aug 31 2013]
Fact Sheet for Free the Slaves [Published Able2Act - Jan 22 2007]
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Heritage Foundation Head Jim DeMint's Revisioni... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 09 2014]
SoundCloudSomebody really needs to tell Republicans to just stop talking about slavery, because it's clear that despite all their talk about "rebranding" and "outreach," 149 years after the end of the Civil War they still don't get it: Jim DeMint Asserts ...
What Does Slavery Look Like Today? (Video-Clip ... [Published VideoGold.de - Feb 26 2014]
It’s an ancient abuse, but it persists throughout the world today. Slavery remains one of the greatest human rights challenges of history. Modern-day slavery looks different than the sailing ships and shackles we learned about in history class. Today, ...
Meet the ambitious little girl who ushered in T... [Published Venturebeat - Nov 07 2013]
Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat Vivienne Harr strikes a pose on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange NEW YORK, NEW YORK — One person can change the world. That’s the message Vivienne Harr, the philanthropic nine-year old behind Make A Stand , relayed ...
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