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Help combat Human Trafficking here in the US and abroad

It always feels good to do good so do what you can today by learning more about ways to combat human trafficking - modern day slavery!! One way you can do this is by supporting organizations that provide economic empowerment to victims or by hosting an event devoted to raising awareness about the prevalence and the detrimental impact of slavery on women and children. It's not only a global problem, it's a local problem and it exists in EVERY community. Massage parlors, domestic servants, factory workers. Millions of people are exploited every day in this country and worldwide. This week, I co-chaired an awareness event that was sponsored by the Women's Law Caucus and International Law Society at NESL. The event was was a huge success in that it was educational, inspiring and above all raised much needed dollars for organizations that provide resources to survivors. A couple of organizations were at the event selling wares made by the survivors of trafficking and lab…