I am honored to welcome back guest blogger Jovon Tucker from Book2Buzz Productions. Today Jovon talks about Polaris Project.
Human trafficking…modern slavery…sex trafficking. Words that one year ago I thought applied to the developing world, to Brazil, to Aruba, to countries far far away from where I sit in the United States. No. Human trafficking is very real and very close to home, all over the world and growing at a very sad rate in the U.S. Human trafficking is happening right now!
Polaris Project – The Mission
Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Named after the North Star “Polaris” that guided slaves to freedom along the underground railroad.
Polaris Project is transforming the way that individuals and communities respond to human trafficking in the U.S., and globally by successfully pushing for stronger federal and state laws, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, conducting trainings, and providing vital services to victims of trafficking. Polaris Project creates long-term solutions that move our society closer to a world without slavery. Continue Reading…