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Events

Jan
07
2018

Prayer Vigil in Commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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Join in a Prayer Vigil to Commemorate

the 9th Annual National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Sunday, January 7, 2018
1:00-2:30pm
Where?

Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse

Outside [and Inside] Motherhouse

637 Cambridge Street s Brighton, MA 02135

We will gather in our Motherhouse Chapel.

Warm beverages and refreshments served after the vigil.

The Anti-Trafficking Coalition [ATC] of the Boston Unit of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious [LCWR] is committed to raising awareness and inspiring action that will stop the demand for human trafficking in our neighborhoods and our world.

  

Find resources on Anti-Trafficking at:

http://www.csjboston.org/HUMAN_TRAFFICKING.htm

http://www.holyunionsisters.org/justice-peace/

http://www.osfphila.org/justice_peace/advocacy_trafficking

http://www.sndden.org/

Background 

Local Catholic Sisters in the Greater Boston area invite you to gather on Sunday, January 8, 2017, from 1:00-2:30pm at 637 Cambridge St. Brighton, MA,

This prayer vigil commemorates National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Participants will gather in the Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse and proceed outside for the vigil. For more information call 617.746.2028.

The vigil is sponsored by the Anti-Trafficking Coalition (ATC) of the Boston Unit of LCWR, a group committed to raising awareness and inspiring action that will stop the demand for human trafficking.

Human Trafficking Awareness Day History

Human Trafficking Awareness Day is to dedicated to raising awareness of sexual slavery and human trafficking worldwide. It started in 2007 when the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  Although it is a U.S. initiative, the United Nations has begun to highlight this topic and working towards global awareness.   

Learn more at http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-human-trafficking-awareness-day-january-11/

 

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