Shop With A Little Extra Kindness This Year

13 Ethically Sourced Holiday Gift Ideas Still looking for some truly meaningful gifts that make a difference for your favorite people this year? Look no further! We’ve collected some practical, purposeful and sustainably crafted creations, thanks to expert recommendations (and creations) from Live2Free, Agape International Mission, International Sanctuary Jewelry, and advocates/educators Rachel Thomas and Harmony Dust… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Thank You, New York!

We did it! Strike Out Slavery’s first stop of 2019 is in the books, and it was an epic success. Starting with the pregame Family Festival on the Mets Plaza, we brought vital awareness to 15 percent of the 30,000 Mets fans who attended the game. Event attendees connected with 13 global and six New… Read More »