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New Law Strengthens Fight Against Human Trafficking

From Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (http://www.lampa.org) A bill aimed at stopping human trafficking in Pennsylvania and supported by LAMPa has been signed into law after unanimously passing through the state legislature. The law, signed by Gov. Corbett July 2, gives … Continue reading

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Urge Your State Representative to Support Stronger Human Trafficking Legislation

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): In December, the Pennsylvania State Senate was asked to strengthen human trafficking legislation and the bill, SB 75, passed unanimously! Human trafficking, a modern-day form of slavery, forces an estimated 27 million people worldwide – including … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Prayer Service

At the November meeting in the Vatican on human trafficking, it was requested that Pope Francis designate February 8 (feast of St. Josephine Bakhita) as a day of prayer and fasting for an end to human trafficking. The United States … Continue reading

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Keep the Dream Alive III—January 21, Aston

January 21, 2013 7:30 p.m. Meagher Theater, Thomas A Bruder, Jr. Life Center, Neumann University, Aston, PA Sponsored by Campus Ministry, Student Government, and The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Free-will offering will benefit Dawn’s Place, a refuge for … Continue reading

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Consumerism and the Many Faces of Human Trafficking Symposium—October 12, Aston

Use your buying power to stop human trafficking! Join the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia on Saturday, October 12th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Angels Convent (609 S. Convent Road, Aston 19014) for “Consumerism … Continue reading

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Stop Human Trafficking—November 10, Aston

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A symposium sponsored by the Advocacy Committee of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia LOCATION Our Lady of Angels Convent is located at 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA, on your right. … Continue reading

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Please Help End Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery, which overwhelmingly impacts women and girls. It is the fastest growing crime in the world and is a crisis taking place right here in Pennsylvania. The National … Continue reading

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Call Senator Gordner to Urge Movement of Human Trafficking Legislation in PA

SB 338 (Posting of the National Human Trafficking Hotline Act; http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2011&sind=0&body=S&type=B&BN=0338), sponsored by Senator Daylin Leach, and HB 235 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2011&sind=0&body=H&type=B&BN=0235), sponsored by Rep. Paul Clymer, are Pennsylvania bills that would require businesses in Pennsylvania to post the national hotline for … Continue reading

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Encourage Your Members of Congress to Reauthorize Trafficking Victims Act!

From Joe Kim, Children’s Rights Advocate, United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (http://www.umc-gbcs.org):   Over the summer, I had the opportunity to read and re-read the “2011 Trafficking in Persons Report” (http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2011/) recently released by the U.S. Dept. … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Lobby Day in PA—January 25, Harrisburg

From the Polaris Project (http://www.polarisproject.org/):   Now that the holidays are over, we wanted to remind you to RSVP for the 2011 Pennsylvania Lobby Day to End Human Trafficking! Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, … Continue reading

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