“Everybody can be great,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “because everybody can serve.” King’s legacy is one of courage in the face of injustice, love in the face of hatred, and service for the common good, and so it’s fitting that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has become known as a day of service. In fact, Dr. King’s.
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,.
This is the fourth year in a row that President Obama has declared January to be National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month. (You can read the full proclamation below.) Many people mishear and misquote it as “awareness” month, but prevention is what the president is really after. For us here at SOLD, we’re encouraged to see this continued emphasis.
Back in November, we shared about an incredible opportunity we had to compete in The 2nd Annual Girl Effect Challenge, and hundreds of you turned out to participate. Well, the results are in and it’s official: YOU’RE THE BEST SUPPORTERS EVER!! Also, The SOLD Project is part of The Girl Effect for 2013. : ) Here’s what you accomplished: 660.