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Holly's News From WashingtonThe House and Senate adjourned this weekend for a long Congressional recess.  There will likely be a short lame-duck session after the elections, and then the new Congress will be in the saddle in January.  They left a heap of unfinished business.  A big disappointment was the Senate’s failure ...
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Close to home: How does YOUR state rate in the fight against human trafficking?It can be easy to let ourselves think that human trafficking is solely an international problem, but reports like the one released by Polaris remind us that human trafficking is very much a problem right here in the United States as well. This is all of our fight, and it is critical that we have the ...
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OP-ED | Missing from the UN's agenda: Everyday ViolenceEarlier this month, UNICEF released a staggering report on violence against children. The report, Hidden in Plain Sight, reveals that violence is as much a part of poverty as hunger, illness, or lack of access to education, but it is much harder to see.  Its publication is timely, as the UN Gener ...
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Highways and Byways: A motorcycle ride for justiceThe end of the summer brings last-minute trips to the beach, bonfires at night and crispness in the air. For two IJM advocates, though, the end of summer also marks the beginning of an exciting adventure: a motorcycle trip for justice! Meet Kent and Mem.They are planning a 2 1/2 week motorcycle tou ...
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