National Partnership for Action
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
Are you interested in learning more about cultural competency and utilizing cultural competency resources? The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide in fall 2015. This guide is comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 Regional Health Equity Councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners to help address cultural barriers with healthcare systems. Additionally, this guide includes important terms for members of the SHEC to become familiar with as ..read more
Visit website
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
Actor Ashton Kutcher is the Human Rights First President, and he testified at a Senate Foreign relations Committee hearing in efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking. Please watch the video of Kutcher delivering a moving speech regarding his experiences with trafficking victims, and all the initiatives he is promoting to end slavery once and for all.   Thanks to Dr. Saxton-Ruiz for informing us about this site. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=ashton+kutcher+gives+emotional+testimony+at+hearing+on+ending+modern+slavery&&view=detail&mid=38402EF074B50A ..read more
Visit website
Fighting Against Organ Trafficking
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
After a conference on organ trafficking at the Vatican Feb. 7-8, participants signed a statement agreeing to unite in fighting the crime of organ trafficking – submitting 11 proposals for implementation by healthcare and law enforcement professionals around the world. http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/vatican-meeting-calls-organ-trafficking-a-crime-against-humanity-61353 ..read more
Visit website
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
The Airline Ambassadors International has been training airline workers to recognize and help victims of human trafficking. Please check out this link, http://www.wbir.com/news/crime/flight-attendant-saves-passenger-from-human-trafficking/400499215 To learn more about Alaska Airlines flight attendant Shelia Fedrick's heroic efforts to save one young passenger from the horrors of human trafficking. Thanks to Dr. Saxton-Ruiz for informing us about this site.   ..read more
Visit website
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
Dr. Craig McCarron has informed us about a connecting service called “Seeking Arrangements,” that connects young college women with wealthy older men. These young women are lured into the escort business as a way to pay for their college tuition. Unfortunately, this is happening in our backyard, 35% of the girls who attend UTSA have signed up to be part of the escort service. Please inform others about the dangers this service is causing. No amount of money is worth losing one’s human dignity and being trapped into being a personal “slave."  Here is local news story:  http://www ..read more
Visit website
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month. We were called to be light-bearers, to shine some much needed light onto those suffering from human slavery in today's world. Please check out this article, http://saccvi.blogspot.pe/2016/12/a-call-to-be-light-bearers.html ..read more
Visit website
What happens if the US does not sign the TPP
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
I know most of us have not read or thoroughly understand exactly what the TPP involves but it does include pieces that set standards for wages, the environment, human rights, and human trafficking.  These standards are all United States standards.  If we do not sign the TPP, China has already started working on a trade agreement that does not include the United States and would not change or improve these standards.  It will create a power vacuum in Asia that China will happily fill without the United States presences.  This was presented on a radio show right before Thanks ..read more
Visit website
Truckers Against Trafficking
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
I discovered this Facebook page from an Upworthy (on Facebook) video about Truckers Against Trafficking. Using social media to expose trafficking could be a pretty powerful way to inform people who may not be aware. https://www.facebook.com/Upworthy/videos https://www.facebook.com/truckersagainstrafficking ..read more
Visit website
The world’s first massive open online course about contemporary slavery.
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
Ending Slavery: Strategies for Contemporary Global Abolition' is the world’s first massive open online course about contemporary slavery. The course is free. Lead by Kevin Bales, a leading expert in contemporary slavery, the course will cover the most cutting-edge research available. As well as an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of different forms of slavery today, learn about ground-breaking research and examine strategies to end historical and contemporary slavery. You’ll be part of brainstorming a new guide to ending slavery, covering every level from the individual to the Un ..read more
Visit website
Speaking for Human Dignity
by
2y ago
Alamo Area Coalition against Trafficking AACAT initiatives Short-term drop-in evaluation and treatment center for high risk runaways and misdemeanor youth offenders Public Awareness Campaign Training: Schools, Law Enforcement, Victim Populations & Industry Groups Data based targeted law enforcement interdiction strategy Passage of targeted bills in next legislative session Check out the website  https://sites.google.com/site/aacatsa/ Thanks to Dr. Ambrose for informing us about this site ..read more
Visit website

Follow Speaking for Human Dignity on Feedspot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR