Inventors Conference

On Saturday, September 21st, we were honored to join U.S. Senator Enzi’s Inventors Conference in Wyoming to share about human trafficking generally and highlight several of the solutions we have built to help end human trafficking in our country and abroad.  Many thanks to all those who hosted this special gathering, and we look forward to engaging business leaders in …

Combatting Human Trafficking Symposium

Today, we were honored to join many fellow justice advocates for the McCain Institute’s Third Annual Combatting Human Trafficking Symposium in Washington, D.C.  This special gathering highlighted speakers from across the country and all around the world who shared current efforts and successes in the fight to end human trafficking.  We were thrilled to visit with old friends and make …

2019 Champions Retreat

We were honored to present at this year’s national conference for benefit corporations in Hollywood, CA.  May Collins, Freedom Council Secretary, presented on how businesses are uniquely positioned – and greatly needed – in the fight to end human trafficking.  Impactful connections were made, and we were greatly inspired by all those in attendance who are committed to using business …

Strengthening the Movement

June was a busy month, as we traveled to speak at conferences, host trainings, meet with Global Network partners, strengthen community efforts, and more.  We spent time onsite with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, two federal task forces, community foundations, direct-service providers, court programs, survivor groups, hospital centers, church outreach programs, state-wide coalitions, law enforcement, and individual …

Lousiana

Today, we were honored to join the FREE Coalition for their annual South Central U.S. Human Trafficking Conference in Shreveport, LA.  Ashleigh Chapman, AFRJ President/CEO, provided the keynote address entitled “Ending Human Trafficking: How do we work ourselves out of a job?”, and then spent time with many of the leaders pioneering anti-trafficking initiatives in Louisiana to discuss promising practices …

Bloomington, IN Community Engagement Session

On April 27th, we joined Indiana University’s Center for the Study of Global Change, along with our  IU Spring interns, to host a community session to strengthen the local anti-trafficking efforts in Bloomington.  We are so grateful for our partnership with IU on our Justice U initiative, and are excited to now support a community-wide collaboration effort.  Much more to …

3rd Annual Freedom Council Gala

The AFRJ® Freedom Council, a coalition of business leaders and global corporations, celebrated the MANY successes of its efforts thus far to build solutions to end human trafficking. 2019 Impact Awards were given to: Expedite, Deloitte, and Randstad for their groundbreaking work to develop new solutions that fill gaps in the anti-trafficking movement; and to Anthem, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Rotary …