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Religious Leader: All the faith leaders who gathered to stop sex trafficking
On March 29, faith leaders including The Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson and Valarie Kaur, Director of Groundswell, gathered in New York City to hand-deliver nearly 250,000 petition signatures demanding that Village Voice Media cease running advertisements in the Adult section of its Web site Backpage.com that others have used to sell and buy minors for sex. Join the Groundswell of Responsibility campaign by clicking here.
Posted March 31, 2012 | 381 Comments
In the News: Rev. Dr. John Vaughn Testifies to Senate to Stop Sex Trafficking
Auburn Executive Vice President Rev. Dr. John Vaughn testifies at a senate hearing about ten landmark bills that address child and adult sex trafficking in Washington State. Join the Groundswell of support to protect children from sex trafficking by clicking here. Learn more about calling on Village Voice Media to permanently shut down Backpage.com’s Adult section by clicking here.
Posted January 31, 2012 | 607 Comments
Groundswell in the News
On Friday November 18th's episode of The Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC contributor Krystal Ball mentioned Groundswell’s campaign against the sex trafficking of girls and boys via Village Voice Media’s website Backpage.com. Learn more about this Groundswell campaign to stop youth sex trafficking and sign your name to join this campaign - concerned citizens click here and clergy click here.
Posted November 21, 2011 | 26 Comments
In the News: Stopping Sex Trafficking
ABC News interviews Auburn President Rev. Katharine Henderson in the coverage of the Groundswell campaign to end youth sex trafficking. Groundswell is mobilizing supporters across the faith and moral spectrums in this effort. Join us in calling on Village Voice Media to shut down Backpage.com’s Adult section immediately. Click here to see the New York Times advertisement to end child sex trafficking. Click here to learn how you can join this campaign.
Posted October 26, 2011 | 230 Comments