Matt Mason (co-director of Historians Against Slavery) sent us this report about a recent anti-slavery event, wherein he was able to highlight the connections between past and present slaveries: On Saturday, October 10, 2015, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. hosted an important and energizing event in the history […]
Check out the December issue of The Liberator, the Free Project’s monthly newsletter! This month, find out about a new graphic novel series helping young people talk about sex trafficking, raising your voice to create better local and national trafficking policies, the realities of bonded labor, and much more.
This weekend, Free Project student-activists from Adrian College’s Not for Sale and Gettysburg College’s Free the Slaves attended & participated in the 2015 Historians Against Slavery Conference at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This conference at brings together scholars and activists to discuss how we can use […]
The personal stories of formerly enslaved men and women were one of the most powerful tools used by nineteenth-century abolitionists. The same is true today. Join Stacy Jewell Lewis as she tells her story through drama at a performace of 7 Layers Captive. From the play’s website: “Using the power of music, poetry, and […]
Gardner-Webb University’s Free Project chapter — Release the Captives — planned and executed a great event in Spring 2015. Hoping to inspire other Free Project chapters, Chris Beguhl (Release the Captives’ Secretary) sent us this report: The annual 2014-2015 Human Trafficking Awareness Week at Gardner-Webb University was a success this […]
Loyola University’s Free the Slaves, a chapter of the Free Project, is hosting their second annual Freedom Week this coming April. This year’s Freedom Week will include a trivia night, flag campaign, screening of the documentary Playground, and a major event featuring a band and food. Loyola’s FTS wants to bring Freedom Week […]
Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania is hosting an exciting conference with Historians Against Slavery on March 27th and 28th. They currently have funding for travel and lodging available for interested student activists. The conference is a great chance to discuss issues of human trafficking with many scholars, activists, and students from […]