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I am thrilled about new legislation that’s going to be introduced this week in the House and the Senate. I know, not everybody’s pulse races at the idea of new legislation. And this legislation in particular may seem a little wonky: It is a bill to upgrade the State Department Office to Monitor ...
In IJM’s letter to President Obama this year—which more than 50,000 of you signed—we asked him to adopt an innovative approach to fighting slavery and human trafficking: Focus on countries where the U.S. can test robust anti-slavery initiatives, measure their success, and then duplicate these ...
More than 50,000 of you joined us in urging the President to make freedom real for millions living in slavery around the world. This week, Annick Febrey and I had the privilege of delivering your letters—an 18-inch-thick pile!On Monday, we walked up the dozens of steps that take you to the histo ...
“The first time I really felt like an advocate was at the end of the first Lobby Day that I participated in. We had done a whole day of meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff, and it was the first time I realized that my voice can actually count.”
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