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We’ve Moved…to www.alliesagainstslavery.org!

Head over to our website in development at http://www.alliesagainstslavery.org to sign up for our newsletter with info about volunteer opportunities, monthly meetings, and other ways to help Allies make Austin a Slave Free City. This blog is no longer being … Continue reading

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ALLIES website

Please join us at: http://www.alliesagainstslavery.org/. Signing up to receive periodic Allies e-newsletters will help you stay up-to-date on the activities, meetings, and initiatives of Allies Against Slavery.

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Join us for Free Austin 2012 – September 6-21st!

Visit http://alliesagainstslavery.eventbrite.com for details about this year’s campaign!  

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NEXT ALLIES MEETING: AUGUST 18th, 1-3pm

Join us this month on Saturday, August 18th, for the Allies meeting at Space 12.

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Allies Meeting, Saturday July 21st

NEXT ALLIES MEETING: Date:  Saturday, July 21st Time:  1:00pm – 2:30pm Place: Space12, 3121 E. 12th St. Program: We’ll be collecting HEB and MT Supermarket gift cards to help meet the needs of new trafficking survivors in Austin.  See below … Continue reading

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Attorney General – Zero Tolerance on Human Trafficking

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on human trafficking this week, covered by NPR. He mentions that among the human trafficking cases that come across his desk, more than 40% involve children. Check out this radio piece and … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide – Backpage.com

In his April 1st column, Nicholas Kristof describes Backpage.com’s connection to the commercial sexual exploitation of children and calls for holding the owners of this site accountable. The website Change.org has also created a petition, requesting that Village Voice Media … Continue reading

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NEXT MEETING – 3/31/12

NEXT ALLIES MEETING: Date:  Saturday, March 31st Time:  1:00pm – 3:00pm                Place: Space12, 3121 E. 12th St. Program: Learn from Coalition member and Allies partner, Casa Marianella Hear about volunteer opportunities Get the ball rolling on Free Austin 2012!

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Trade in Hope Showcase – March 24th

Join us to support a local documentary film project, Trade In Hope, as they showcase live music and a sneak peak of their short film.  The film emphasizes survivor voices and local solutions, and features several Allies members.

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Author/Activist/Survivor Rachel Lloyd Visits Austin

Join UT-Austin’s Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in welcoming author and activist Rachel Lloyd talk about her new book Girls Like Us – a deeply moving story by a survivor of the commercial sex industry who has devoted … Continue reading

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