We are always looking for ways here at FH to support our local Fair Food initiatives. Yesterday out on our city streets, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers teamed up with 100+ Atlantans to give their voice in protecting and advancing farmworkers' human rights. t may not be a sit-in on a cold spring night, but think about how you can do your part in being a peaceful witness to farmworker poverty in our area, and how we can work together to end the exploitation of our food supply chain.
It is time now for Florida's richest corporation to stop trying to undermine a remarkable program that is helping Florida's poorest workers and instead do its part to help end the state's Harvest of Shame.
NAM editor Viji Sundaram talked with Urmi Basu, founder and trustee of the Kolkata-based New Light shelter program for prostitutes and their children, while Basu was on a brief visit to California. The trip comes ahead of the U.S. broadcast of the PBS documentary, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, which features the work of the activist.
MODERN DAY HEROES // These 6 women will row ACROSS THE ATLANTIC on December 4th!! Row For Freedom is rowing to raise awareness about the horrendous crime of human trafficking and support a campaign with the charity ECPAT UK and The A21 Campaign. Learn more at http://rowforfreedom.com
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Pls watch this video & learn how exploited migrant workers in your state can be (& most certainly are!). FL farmworkers are fasting this week to bring awareness up & to ask you to speak to your store manager about the decency of a fair wage.
Trio Charged With Running‘Sex Trafficking House Of Horrors'
Oscar winner Mira Sorvino stars as NYPD detective Kate Morozov in this two-part Lifetime telefilm. Morozov joins the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and teams up with Bill Meehan (Donald Sutherland) to track down the leader of an international sex trafficking ring preying on young eastern European women. Through the series, we follow the stories of several characters who experience the terror of human trafficking, the buying and selling of people.
At The End Of Slavery - Advanced Trailer by International Justice Mission. Narrated by Danny Glover, At the End of Slavery is a 31 minute documentary that takes the viewer inside the ugly business of buying and selling human beings, from the brothels of the Philippines to the brick kilns of India. Once inside, you learn that the enduring feature of slavery throughout the ages is violence, deception, and exploitation of labor and lives.
bSafe: Register Now for a Free Trial The safety app bSafe, already used by over 200,000 Norwegian women, has now captured interest in Hollywood, with Jada Pinkett Smith investing in Bipper to take bSafe to the international market. “bSafe is a wonderful app that everyone should have,” says Jada Pinkett Smith.