Advocacy News + Updates
This spring, advocates across the nation rallied together to speak up for the 40 million people trapped in slavery (Global Slavery Index, 2018). As a movement, thousands of you leveraged the power of digital tools to raise your voices to your members of Congress through tweets, emails and online petitions. Together, we urged Congress to ensure that the State Department’s Program to End Modern Slavery and the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office are fully funded in the 2020 appropriations bill. Here is a breakdown of the momentum you’ve built:
Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, a critical tool to shed a light on the crime of human trafficking. This is a unique opportunity to educate your community about this crime by writing a Letter to the Editor. (It's easy—everything you need is below.)
#TIPReport Tweet-In Day
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Each year, the State Department releases their Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, a critical tool to shed a light on the crime of human trafficking.
On Tuesday, June 27, the 2017 TIP Report will be released by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The release of the Report is a great opportunity to raise the profile of this issue with our elected leaders.
Have you seen the new Wonder Woman movie?
If not, (finish reading this blog first) I’d recommend looking into that ASAP.* I add my two thumbs up to those of thousands of other movie-goers and critics alike—it gets a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.