Christmas Pick # 4: An Afternoon of Documentary Shooting

Ready for Christmas yet? Each year Hope for the Sold selects ethical gift ideas that will support victims, empower survivors, traffic-proof communities, and spark social change.  Make sure to check out the picks I’ve already highlighted, which include Christmas cards made by sex trafficking survivors and 25 minutes of film editing to support our next […]

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Meet an Abolitionist: Petra Bosma of IJM Canada

This past summer, I had the privilege of meeting an enthusiastic and lovable International Justice Mission representative at an anti-trafficking meeting hosted by World Vision.  Petra Bosma is the Communications Coordinator at IJM Canada.  And I would like you to meet her!  For those of you who want a job in the social justice field, […]

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A Trafficker’s Story

It’s true – we can have all the legislation in the world to prevent sex trafficking, but ending demand for prostitution and pornography is the only guaranteed way to end sexual exploitation. Ultimately trafficking is fueled by greed, lust, and power, and these are issues of the heart. Men, on behalf of A it. A […]

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Call + Response Film Screening Nov 20

A screening of the Rockumentary Call and Response is being presented at Bethany Community Church on November 20th at 6:30 pm. That’s this Sunday!  The address is 1388 Third Street, St. Catharines ON. This film uses alternative music and documentary style interviews to raise awareness on the issue of human trafficking. Featured in the documentary […]

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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Sex trafficking is a hot topic now, and in a sense it is the trendy cause to be associated with.  But after all the hype, and the events, and the money rolling in from donors, those on the front lines don’t see this as a hot trend but are in it for the long haul. […]

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Once Upon a Time at a Truck Stop…

For the majority of us, long road trips on North American highways are gloriously interrupted by crashing at a hotel or motel when our eyes get too heavy to keep driving.  But for the 3.5 million truck drivers in the U.S. and approximately 250,000 in Canada, truck stops serve as a place to fuel up, […]

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