The Abolitionists Movie

Operation Underground Railroad, an organization that rescues children from sex trafficking, is premiering a documentary on May 16th called The Abolitionists. The premiere is happening across the United States, and there is likely one near you! This would be a great end-of-the-year activity for your Free Project chapter. Please contact […]

Reflections from a New Anti-Trafficking Activist

The following blog post comes to us from Whitney Oachs, a student at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Whitney recently joined the fight against human trafficking, and reflects on her work thus far. We hope this gets your thinking about your journey. What’s been your experience in […]

How BYU is Fighting Human Trafficking

Brigham Young University’s Anti-Human Trafficking Club accomplished a lot in 2015, and they’ve compiled it into a report for all our Free Project chapters to view. This is a great opportunity for clubs to learn from one another successes. If you need ideas about events or projects, get inspiration from […]

Play Urges Us to Incorporate Survivors’ Voices

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 […]

7 Layers Captive Performance at the Kennedy Center

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 […]