Tag Archives: activism

  • TN Trying to Combat Human Trafficking

    Posted on July 1, 2014 by Laura Courtney in News.

      NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - No young child ever dreams of selling themselves, but prostitution and human trafficking are thriving industries in Tennessee.  Read the full article with interviews from ESTN’s own Shelia Simpkins and Derri Smith.

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  • ESTN Library Spotlight

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    by Clarice Grooms, ESTN Librarian Book: Refuse To Do Nothing   Authors: Shayne Moore and Kimberley Yim Forward by Elisa Morgan   Published by: InterVarsity Press   The authors of Refuse To Do Nothing are two everyday soccer moms who were burdened to become abolitionists for human trafficking after watching the movie Taken, starring Liam […]

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  • Ready, Set, KNOW!

    Posted on June 4, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    By Allie Bergeron Hi everyone! Allie here, one of End Slavery Tennessee’s newest interns. My bright, confident, Northern (don’t hold it against her) fellow intern, Kamrie, and I are thrilled to be here! Human trafficking is a cause that’s been placed on both of our hearts and we, like you, are here to do something […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    By Shannon Scott For the Spring Hill Group, May was quite the busy month: They watched the powerful documentary Girls Like Us, raised money for The Big Payback, sent out a presenter to discuss human trafficking and hosted a film screening of Rape For Profit at the Spring Hill Public Library. Now they are about to gear […]

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  • Slacktivism or Activism?

    Posted on March 24, 2014 by End Slavery Tennessee in Blog.

    by Derri Smith  I learned a new word at a recent meeting for an issue that’s troubled me for some time: Slacktivism. Through experience and observation, I find many organizations, faith communities and individuals who earn the label. They love to “like” pages, be a fan, display a badge or widget, sign petitions and attend […]

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