Right Now Media

We are excited to announce that the Engage Together® Church Teaching Series is now available through Right Now Media.   If you, or your church, are members of this online streaming platform, we encourage you to check out the content now available to you through this special offering.  Not on Right Now Media?  That’s ok!  You can still access the full …

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Did you know that 20,000 calls are made every day to domestic violence hotlines?  October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in preparation for it, Alana Flora, COO, had the privilege of visiting with several domestic violence programs to learn more about their greatest needs, obstacles that exist in serving clients, misconceptions people have, and innovative ways to raise …

Human Trafficking’s Impact on the Hispanic Community

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ashleigh Chapman, AFRJ® CEO, joined Randstad for a special national webinar on human trafficking’s impact on the Hispanic community in the United States.  Of note, this past year, Latinos were the highest represented demographic for victims of human trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. We are proud to have Randstad on …

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 …

Students & Human Trafficking

It’s back to school time, and this month (and for several weeks more) we are highlighting excellent information and resources that students, parents, teachers, and schools need to know about how to keep youth and children safe from human trafficking. Be sure to read this month’s blog, Is My Student At-Risk?, follow us on social media for related posts and …

Modern Day Heroes

This month, we kicked off our Modern Day Heroes series with our Student Council!  Throughout the school year, justice advocates in the field (from law enforcement to doctors, lawyers to nonprofit leaders, and more) will share their journey with our students on special webinar sessions, open to our Student Council members and their peers.  One of the primary goals of …

Student Council Update

School is back in session!  And the members of our Student Council are gearing up for an impactful year ahead. During the summer, we matched our Student Council members with opportunities to shadow someone who is working on justice issues as a professional in their chosen field of study.  It was quite a diverse set of interests – from computer science, …

It’s Our Birthday

In August 2013, the leadership of the AFRJ came together to end human trafficking and protect the vulnerable. Since then, solutions have been created that have changed the movement. Check out our 2019 Snapshot Report for a quick glance into each of these exciting and impactful initiatives. We are only able to celebrate this milestone because of the amazing partnership and support …

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 …