The Coronavirus Curveball

The Coronavirus Curveball

Evolving anti-human trafficking efforts amidst a global pandemic By: Open Gate International (OGI) Executive Director Judy Lamborn Human trafficking pays no attention to mandatory lockdowns or social distancing. Organized criminals only experienced a brief service interruption earlier this year when “coronavirus” replaced “collusion” as the buzz word on the nightly news. Since human lives are… Read More »

Strike Out Slavery 2019 Concludes #TheHaloWay

Strike Out Slavery 2019 Concludes #TheHaloWay  It was the third and final SOS event of 2019 to raise awareness about human trafficking. It started with a bustling Family Festival where thousands of fans had the opportunity to engage with leading nonprofits who are actively bringing awareness to the fight against modern-day slavery. Then 40,000 fans… Read More »

Albert Pujols Raises His Voice to Help Strike Out Slavery

Player Ambassador Albert Pujols is power hitting his way through the 2019 season. But he’s also focused on raising awareness about human trafficking, using baseball as a platform for education to fight against modern-day slavery.   Q: What was your response when your wife, Deidre, first approached you about the issue of human trafficking and… Read More »

Thanks for an Amazing Night, Kansas City!

The Royals and the voices of 28,500 fans at Kauffman Stadium made Strike Out Slavery’s second event of the season a night to remember. Here are some of the highlights: All About Awareness Energy and enthusiasm illuminated the pregame Family Festival. Fans got to meet 13 international and six Kansas City-based nonprofit organizations fighting human… Read More »

Exodus Cry CEO Responds to FBI Rescue Including Two KC Minors

Benjamin Nolot, Founder of the nationally recognized organization Exodus Cry, shares his thoughts and opinions on the recent FBI nation-wide sex trafficking sweep and the two minors recovered in Kansas City.  Our team was deeply encouraged to hear of the two minors recovered in the Kansas City area, as well as the 100 victimized minors identified and recovered in the FBI’s… Read More »