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Coding Dojo Announces $250k Social Innovation Fund and Scholarship to Inspire Impact
July 16, 2015 09:00 ET | Coding Dojo
SEATTLE, July 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coding Dojo, a 12-week coding accelerator with campus locations in Seattle, San Jose and Los Angeles, is launching a $250k social innovation fund that will...
Movement to End Sexual Exploitation Arrives at the U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There is growing momentum among groups dedicated to combating the multi-faceted problem of sexual exploitation. As the movement gains strength,...
Congressional Task Force on Human Trafficking Supports Canadian Lobbyists on Tougher Laws to Prosecute Traffickers
February 28, 2015 12:44 ET | Community Works Association
TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recent comments from a Community Works Ontario spokesperson stated that 2015 has 'already displayed compelling results on combating human trafficking, sexual...
Anti-Human Trafficking Activists in North America Are Binding Together to Fight Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Violence
February 18, 2015 04:44 ET | Community Works Association
TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Human trafficking and modern day slavery, a crime that goes unseen in most cases has gained recent attention from several human rights activists, political...
Community Works Teams With U.S. Agencies on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
February 05, 2015 08:55 ET | Community Works Association
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The community leaders of Toronto have called upon Community Works Canada to gauge modern day slavery, human trafficking, and sexual violence in North...
CWAO News Update - Cary Lee Peterson, UNWHT President: "Congress Can't Ignore Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking in America"
January 23, 2015 00:33 ET | Community Works Association
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "Congress can't ignore modern day slavery and human trafficking in America," says United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association President Cary Lee...
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New Law Will Protect Children of Washington State
April 17, 2013 13:37 ET | Committee for Children
OLYMPIA, Wash., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lawmakers and child advocates are gathering at the Washington State capitol today to witness Governor Jay Inslee sign Senate Bill 5563 into law. The...
'Devil in Disguise' a Page-Turner Spotlighting Human Trafficking
August 07, 2012 14:36 ET | Author Heather Huffman
SAINT LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - Activist and novelist Heather Huffman (www.heatherhuffman.net) finds a new twist for an issue close to her heart -- human trafficking -- in her newest...
"Rented Silence" Deepens Understanding, Awareness of Human Trafficking
June 29, 2012 08:29 ET | Author Lucia Mann
TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2012) - Lucia Mann paints a portrait of modern-day slavery in her new novel, "Rented Silence," sales of which benefit her human trafficking hotline, www.mdsrc.org,...