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Mark your Calendars: Your Gift Can be Doubled

  • May 9, 2013

We’re excited to announce next week’s matching gift campaign with One Day’s Wages (ODW); a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty. ODW promotes awareness, invites simple giving, and supports sustainable relief through partnerships, especially with smaller organizations in developing regions. Beginning Monday, May 13th at 9:00AM P.S.T we will be raising funds for The.

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Breaking Ground!

  • April 29, 2013

Thanks to the overwhelming contributions of our fabulous supporters, we’ve been able to break ground on a second building at The SOLD Project Resource Center!! This has been a dream of ours for a long time now, and finally, it is becoming reality. In this new building, we will have: – two new classrooms (including a computer lab) – a.

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Girl Effect Headlines

  • April 22, 2013

The SOLD Project has made it onto Girl Effect Headlines! The Nike Foundation’s philanthropic site, The Girl Effect, frequently highlights organizations that are doing groundwork to help empower girls and raise up entire communities. We’ve just been featured! You can check out the article here: HOW EDUCATION IS DEFEATING THAI SEX TRAFFICKING and then, please, spread the word!!

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A New Kind of Workshop

  • April 1, 2013

When Zoey, one of our volunteers, mentioned last July how quickly the kids participated in her activities, it first caught my attention. As the year progressed, I began to see more and more how lively and free the kids were becoming, but it wasn’t until the Christmas party–when a quiet 17-year-old sang two songs in English by herself in front.

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The SOLD Project Featured in the Bangkok Post

  • March 18, 2013

Big news for The SOLD Project! We’re featured in the news! The Bangkok Post featured a video and article showing part of what The SOLD Project does, and in some of our kids’ own words, what being a part of SOLD means for them. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SHORT VIDEO AND READ THE ARTICLE. This is such big news.

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Projects Underway

  • March 6, 2013

If you follow us on Facebook, you might have picked up hints that The SOLD Project is celebrating its 5 year anniversary with a couple new film projects. We have two new films in the works. One is meant to be a short inspirational video. The other will share a couple of our students’ stories, and provide updates to show.

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Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act: PASSED

  • March 4, 2013

Big news came last week, as the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) has passed both houses of Congress and is on its way to President Obama’s desk, where it is expected to be signed forthwith. The TVPRA, which is an amendment to the Violence Against Women Act, reauthorizes key federal anti-trafficking programs for the next four years, funding law.

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The U.S. Senate Passes the TVPRA!

  • February 14, 2013

At last! On February 12, the U.S. Senate finally passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. Originally made law in 2000, this Act has been the foundation for all U.S. anti-trafficking efforts at home and abroad, extending protections to millions affected by the global slave trade and empowering enforcers to prosecute traffickers and help prevent these crimes from occurring. The.

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President Obama’s remarks at the Clinton Global initiative 2012

  • January 18, 2013

Watch Obama’s speech about human trafficking at the Clinton Global Initiative here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuMk-JGcPUQ I don’t know if you had a chance to tune in to President Obama’s remarks on human trafficking to the CGI on Tuesday, but he was fantastic. Former PresidentClinton gave some wonderful closing remarks as well, which I went back and transcribed (see attached). That same day,.

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