Today, January 11th, is National Human
Trafficking Awareness Day.
In honor of the day, we thought we would share with you several
ways you can LEARN, LIVE, and LEAD a life that seeks justice!
Get in the Loop
Join the Not for Sale Campaign’s e-distribution list to stay
aware of opportunities for joining in the fight against injustice, both in the
United States and around the world.
Download the App
International Justice Mission recently released an IJM Mobile App – to take you closer to the frontlines of their important work than ever before. The app is available for FREE in the
iPhone App Store and the Android Marketplace.
Act on What You’ve Learned
Join the social justice committee at your local church. If there isn’t one, consider starting
one with other community leaders.
Check with missions coordinators for insight about how to establish a
local outreach program in your community of faith.
Select one of the following books and host a book club to
learn how people have put their compassion into action to combat injustices
around the globe:
Rally Your Block
Organize a get together such as a block party with your
neighbors, and invite a local outreach coordinator to be the speaker. Ask him or her to explain opportunities
that exist in your own neighborhood for fighting for others’ basic human
Host a Justice Meal
Have your church or ministry team host a simple meal and ask
the participants to make a donation that will be given to a local organization
that works for justice in your community.
You can also find some of these ideas, and MANY more, in the "start> Becoming a Good Samaritan" Participant’s Guide, written by start> founder
Mike Seaton, with Ashley Wiersma.