Theology Meets Culture!

Pinkard Scholars: Right Here… Right Now…

 …learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow… Isaiah 1: 17 (NRSV)

Click here to watch the USCCB’s informative video on the problem of human trafficking.

Stop human slavery!

FACTS:

  • 21 MILLION PERSONS ARE TRAFFICKED WORLD WIDE
  • 5.5 MILLION ARE CHILDREN
  • 161 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING, THE UNITED STATES
  • $32 BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY: WORLD-WIDE
  • 1 PERSON IS CONVICTED FOR EVERY 800 CASES (on average)

 

Student Projects: Pinkard Scholars Respond

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Human Trafficking Responses and Resources:

Catholic

www.crs.org/slavery-human-trafficking

Presbyterian

www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/human-trafficking

www.pcusa.org/resource/human-trafficking

 Baptist

www.namb.net/human_trafficking

 Lutheran

www.elca.org/our-work/publicly-engaged/justice-for-women/social-issues

www.lirs.org/act/campaigns/endhumantrafficking

 Episcopal

www.episcopalchurch.org/page/human-trafficking

The Johns Hopkins Protection Project

www.protectionproject.org