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!
Hello everyone! A new school year has begun! Please join us for our first meeting at Ackerman Viewpoint Conference Room 1 (A201A) from 6 pm to 7 pm. We hope to see you there!Read More First Meeting of Fall 2016
Join us for Human Rights Nights! Location: Global Viewpoint Lounge at Ackerman Date: May 10, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm -8:30 pm Our panelists are Tania Rashid (VICE journalist), Meymuna Hussein-Cattan (Tiyya’s Foundation co-fouder), Angelica Gomez (human trafficking survivor), and Nagwa Ibrahim (criminal defense attorney). There will be song performances and poetry from student groups and individuals as well! […]Read More Human Rights Night
Help support LA Stop The Traffik bring awareness about human trafficking to UCLA! Through your purchase of Porto’s, you can help us spread the word about what is happening in our world and in our city. Starting today through Tuesday, November 17, we are taking pre-orders for Porto’s cheese rolls, guava cheese rolls, and potato […]Read More Porto’s Fundraiser! on 11/20/2015
Polaris Project has established an alternative way for people to access the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline (1-888-373-7888) for immediate crisis aid as well as non-crisis help for referrals, safety planning, and emotional support. “Many trafficking victims cannot just pick up the phone and call for help, because of extreme isolation or constant […]Read More Polaris Project Uses Texting Technology To Help Human Trafficking Victims
San Diego, 1 of the FBI’s 13 highest child sex trafficking areas in the nation , is focusing their attention and energy on cracking down on human trafficking. San Diego officials gathered Thursday to announce Senate Bill 1193, a new statewide law that will come into effect starting April 1st. The law would require certain businesses […]Read More San Diego Cracks Down on Human Trafficking
January is the beginning of a new year filled with what many people think of as a new beginning; the best time for a fresh new start. However, not everyone gets this chance. Approximately “20.9 million men, women and children are trafficked for commercial sex or forced labor around the world today”. (http://www.polarisproject.org/human-trafficking/international-trafficking) As a […]Read More January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month