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An Interview With The Spoken-Word Creators

  • July 5, 2016

Here is the short film created by Matthew Evearitt and Greg Steward One of our amazing summer interns, Madelynn Emmerich, interviewed Matthew Evearitt and Greg Steward to get a behind-the-scenes look at the spoken word video they produced for SOLD this year. Check out the interview below to learn more about the creative process, the challenges they faced and what.

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Real World Experience in Ethical Volunteerism

  • June 30, 2016

Last year, Chab Dai, a faith-based anti-trafficking organization based in Cambodia, released a study on the impact of short-term volunteers, both on their own lives and on the organizations they volunteered with. The findings, based on a literature review, surveys of thirty two volunteers, and interviews with sixteen non-profit leaders, provide an enlightening glimpse into the phenomenon of volunteering. Posited within the.

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Thailand Issues Major Crackdown on Trafficking Camps
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Thailand Issues Major Crackdown on Trafficking Camps

  • June 29, 2016

Following the crisis of Rohingya refugees being trafficking through Thailand from countries like Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Thai government has issued a major investigation into and a crackdown on trafficking camps found along the Thai-Malaysian border. According to Reuters, seven camps and 139 graves containing the remains of migrants had been found after a thorough investigation, and the camps have since.

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These Are People. Not Stories to be Sold.

  • June 28, 2016

Our President, Rachel Goble, recently wrote a piece on the Huffington Post. We are reprinting it here for your view. You can find the original article here. The anti-trafficking world turned 15 this year (by definition), and it seems like we’re starting to, well, act 15 as well. Stories of deceit, of trickery, of allowing white lies to grow into.

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Meet the Woman Behind Counter-Trafficking in Chiang Mai

  • June 23, 2016

One of the leading figures in the counter-trafficking movement in Northern Thailand, Boom Bean is the founder and Director of The HUG Project (and its offshoot, the ACT Center), which is a multidisciplinary team involved in the protection of victims and investigation of cases of abused and sexually exploited children. She collaborates with Police Lt. Col. Apichart Hattasin of the.

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A Friend Raises 3,500 Baht for SOLD!

  • June 8, 2016

A friend of one of our staff members recently celebrated her 40th birthday, and in honor of her celebration, Manna Witmer asked her friends to each donate 40 baht to The SOLD Project. In the end, she raised 3,500 baht! We invited her to share her experience here with us: Manna, thank you so much for your contribution! Please tell us:.

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An Interview with Jason Leon, Founder and CEO of evolve

  • May 28, 2016

  Jason crossing the finish line at the Napa Marathon, which he ran to raise money for evolve’s Love in Action partners.  SOLD: Tell me a little more about what inspired evolve, and how it came to be the brand it is now? Jason: evolve was born from the intersection of my three passions: faith, fitness and fashion. Business for.

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The Newest Addition to SOLD’s Board of Directors

  • May 9, 2016

Meet Nick Parisi — the newest addition to The SOLD Project’s board. Nick is a business-minded adventurer who has worked in real estate private equity for the past eleven years. During his free time, he’s managed to survive motorcycle rides through the rainforest, rappelling off everything from college dorms to jungle sinkholes, and SCUBA diving in near-freezing temperatures. His business.

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Songkran in the SOLD Community

  • April 28, 2016

If you have ever been to Thailand or Southeast Asia in April then you are probably familiar with Songkran: the festival of water fights! April is the hottest month in Thailand (this year even breaking records) and to celebrate the Thai New Year people toss buckets, spray water guns, pump hoses and engage in massive water fights to cool off..

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Human Trafficking: Questioning the Numbers

  • April 18, 2016

Big data, metadata, metrics, numbers, stats — these days measurement is king. When Andrew Forrest, one of Australia’s wealthiest men, decided to join the fight against modern slavery, Bill Gates’ advice to him was to find a way to measure it, because if you can’t, “it doesn’t exist.” Thus, the Global Slavery Index was born. We at the SOLD Project get.

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