During the week of April 17th, LAST had the pleasure of volunteering with various events held during Shut Out Human Trafficking Week. Shut Out Human Trafficking Week at UCLA was an initiative of UCLA Athletics that dedicated a week to various events highlighting the various issues associated with human trafficking. LAST members had the opportunity of […]Read More LAST volunteers with Shut Out Human Trafficking Week at UCLA
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Today we had our annual art night. This is in collaboration with “Guria’s Freedom Now” for their art exchange. Guria is an NGO in India that was started in 1993 by Ajeet Singh. This organization assists in legalities, aid, and rehabilitation for children and women who have been exploited. For more information, please visit their art […]Read More Artivism: Human Trafficking
Hello everybody! Welcome to 2017 and winter quarter. LA Stop the Traffik is an on-campus organization that addresses the topic of human trafficking. This is one of many problems that we as people need to work on and pay attention to. On January 21st, our members came together and joined fellow UCLA students at the Women’s March Los Angeles. Signs ready and energy […]Read More LAST Joins Women’s March LA
On Saturday January 14th, LA Stop the Traffik had the opportunity to volunteer for a screening of documentary, California’s Forgotten Children. The film is described as: “”California’s Forgotten Children” is a documentary about child sex trafficking and exploitation of children in California. The film focuses on true stories of youth who were sold on the streets […]Read More “California’s Forgotten Children”
It’s been a good and productive week for LA Stop the Traffik and our members! We finally were able to send our members to Journey Out for orientation to volunteer. As a club on campus, our main goal is to educate and spread awareness to the student body. What better way to do that than […]Read More Journey Out and Trafficking in the US
Today LA Stop the Traffik held its second meeting of the quarter! Tonight’s topic was fair-trade products. Chocolate is a product that many people consume regularly in many forms. It’s accessible, affordable, and delicious. However, a lot of companies get their chocolate through unfair practices, such as child labor. For tonight’s event, we purchased fair-trade chocolate […]Read More Annual Chocolate Fondue Night!