Give back this holiday season by spending time volunteering at an after care shelter.
Black Friday is the unofficial shopping holiday in the United States that falls after Thanksgiving. This year, plan to support fair trade businesses on Black Friday to support a slave-free lifestyle.
November 16th is the International Day for Tolerance. Celebrate by sharing the importance of having tolerance when dealing with human rights issues such as modern day slavery.
We’re less than two weeks away from celebrating Thanksgiving. Help keep your holiday slave-free and swap out one of your staple ingredients with a fair trade option.
November is unofficially National Peanut Butter Month in the United States.
Tell the United States Congress to Support the Trafficking Survivors Relief Act.
Make a Difference Day is October 28th. Celebrate by volunteering at an anti-trafficking organization.
Participating in Halloween festivities? Plan a party for your family and friends that feature fair trade items!
The Daughter Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking as it relates to girls.
October 24th is United Nations Day. Celebrate by learning about how the United Nations have pledged to fight human trafficking worldwide.
As temperatures lower and the nights get darker, scented candles help bring out the fall spirit. This year, make sure to purchase fair trade candles for your perfect pumpkin spice smell.
October 18th is Anti-Slavery Day in the United Kingdom. Celebrate by sharing facts about modern day slavery to help raise awareness.
Promote a slave-free lifestyle by handing out fair trade chocolate for Halloween this year!
Watch and share Water, a 2005 film that depicts forced marriage in India.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Help bring awareness to both domestic violence and human trafficking by learning about their connections and sharing them with your community.
This past week, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation released a new report that defines the amount of people across the world trapped in slavery today.
Today marks the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Update your fall wardrobe for this year with fait trade pieces to ensure you are living a slave-free lifestyle.
This Sunday, September 24th is Freedom Sunday, an international invitation for your congregation to learn about slavery and partner with IJM to end it.
The Stop the InJustice Campaign is a campaign launched to help put pressure on House members to support the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act and on Senators to support the Stop the Enabling Sex Traffickers Act.
Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 10th in the United States. Promote a slave-free lifestyle by gifting fair trade!
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act is due for reauthorization this year. Help urge congress to reauthorize this bill to continue fighting human trafficking.
Labor Day Weekend traditionally marks in the unofficial end of summer in the United States. Savoir the season and throw an end of summer party and challenge yourself to make one item fair trade.
Heading to college this semester and interested in fighting human trafficking? Join a student anti-trafficking organization, or start your own!
Women’s Equality Day in the United States is Saturday, August 26. Help honor the movement by shopping at a fair trade/empowerment retailer!
Learn how healthcare professionals are fighting against human trafficking through Heal Trafficking.
Want to discuss modern day slavery with children but not sure how to do it? Check out these helpful tips on how to frame you anti-slavery conversation.
The University of Nottingham is offering a free, four-week online course to help teach people how to become a modern day abolitionist.
The school year is starting back soon. Opt for fair trade alternatives and start the year off right!
Learn about the various organizations that exist to fight child marriage.
August 10th is unofficially National Smores Day in the U.S. Help celebrate the holiday by making smores with fair trade chocolate.
Help the Polaris Project this Summer and Give “Freedom”
The Blue Heart Campaign is offering a profile layover to help raise awareness of World Day against Trafficking in Person.
Looking for an ethical alternative to your cellphone? Make the switch to Fairphone!
There are a lot of myths associated with fair trade. Fair Trade Winds wants to help you understand what is myth and what is fact.
The Tronie Foundation wants companies to adopt the Freedom Seal to ensure the products they sale are fair trade.
July is unofficially National Picnic month in some parts of the world. Celebrate by planning a picnic this month and make sure it is fair trade!
Help Zooniverse spot modern day slavery from space by volunteering remotely.
Before your next vacation or travel adventure, take the time to learn about the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct.
Having a bbq this holiday season? Make sure your using fair trade ingredients!
Support Tribe: Run For Love by joining their social media campaign!
Planning a beach trip this year? Make sure it is fair trade!
Honor the celebration of Juneteenth by becoming a modern day abolitionist.
Celebrate Father’s Day this weekend by giving fair trade gifts!
Join and share with others about the Half the Sky Movement.
Read, “Not For Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade—And How We Can Fight It,” by David Batstone.
June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day in the United States. Whether you live in the United States or not, if you plan on consuming chocolate ice cream this year, make sure it’s fair trade!
June is Pride Month in the United States. In honor of Pride month, learn how the LGBTQ+ community is vulnerable to human trafficking.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Make sure your wardrobe is ready for the warmer temperatures with fair trade items!
Watch the documentary “I Am Jane Doe,” which follows the story of American middle school-aged sex trafficking victims who were exploited on website Backpage.com.
The latest issue of the Atlantic focuses on the story of a women enslaved in an American household written by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Alex Tizon.
Thursday, May 25th is National Wine Day in the United States. Celebrate by buying fair trade wine!
On May 14th, give fair trade gifts to the mother’s in your life.
Help stop sex trafficking in India by donating to The School For Justice, a school developed for victims of child prostitution that offers educational resources on how to become a lawyer or prosecutor.
May 13th, 2017 is World Fair Trade Day. Participate by uploading a group selfie in a human chain formation.
This May, plant a memorial garden in honor of victims of modern day slavery.
Regardless if you run or walk, this summer participate in a Freedom Run with an anti-trafficking organization.
Participating in the Easter holiday this weekend? Give a Fair Trade Easter Basket!
Read and share The Typology of Modern Day Slavery to better understand sex trafficking and labor trafficking in the United States.
Learn about bonded labor in Russia’s brick kilns by watching this short film.
Watch this training video to learn what to expect when you call the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
April showers bring May flowers, right? Be prepared this year with fair trade rain gear!
Help support survivors of human trafficking by donating to Polaris.
It is important to understand the stories of those trapped in enslavement. Help spread awareness by sharing their stories.
Three-quarters of girls in Niger are married before they are adults. Add your name to the petition and tell Niger’s government to outlaw forced child marriages.
Replace your old cleaning product with fair trade and eco-friendly options.
A donor of the organization will donate $1 for every Facebook like in March
Planning for a gift registry this year? Make sure it’s fair trade!
Download ACT!, an educational human trafficking awareness game developed by the Lifeboat Project.
This women’s history month join Rights4Girls to tell congress to stop the criminalization of women and girl sex trafficking victims.
On March 14, 2017 help students across the world bring awareness to modern day slavery by participating in #MyFreedomDay.
Its wedding planning season! If you planning a wedding this year, consider making it fair trade and ethically sourced.
February 23rd is the End It Movement’s day to “Shine a Light on Slavery.”
Thorn is building an army of digital defender’s to help fight against child sexual exploitation.
Have a personal or business website? Donate it to the End It Movement!
Valentine’s Day not really your thing? Then opt to celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 13th instead!
Polaris wants you to check your knowledge of human trafficking.
Find a local anti-trafficking organization in your community to volunteer your time to.
Watch Patagonia’s short film to understand how clothing is made and why it is important to go fair trade.
Download the TraffickCam App to help stop sex trafficking.
In the United States, human trafficking is becoming increasingly more prevalent. Know the number of cases in your state and the resources available to help fight back.
Human trafficking is very hard to recognize. Learn these 7 warnings signs to help spot human trafficking when you’re at an airport.
Wear blue to show solidarity for National Human Trafficking Prevention month.
Tell our elected officials that ending slavery is a priority for Americans.
For your next movie night, consider showing a documentary that deals with issues of modern day slavery to help bring awareness to the movement.
Visit Blue Campaign to see a list of human trafficking awareness events near you.
Share our top actions from 2016 on your social media platforms.
Celebrate 2017 by pledging to support a slave-free lifestyle.
This holiday season, make sure the ingredients you are using to bake with are fair trade.
This holiday season, give the gift of fighting modern day slavery by donating to Not For Sale.
Ready to propose? Purchase a fair trade ring and promote a slave-free lifestyle!
Mark your calendars, January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Help raise awareness by participating in an anti-trafficking action.
Download the Sweat & Toil app to better understand the labor behind products and materials in your supply chain.
This holiday season give a rescue gift of a temporary shelter for refugee communities.
Learn how incarcerated labor is a form of modern-day slavery.
Call On World Leaders to Ratify the ILO's Protocol on Forced Labor
This holiday season, shop Fair Tuesday to see the latest deals from fair trade retailers.
Register now for Global Prayer Gathering, March 3-4 2017, in Washington D.C.
Learn 5 ingredients you can purchase fair trade this Thanksgiving.
Implement a Modern Day Slavery Lesson Plan at Your Organization
Here are five recommendations by human trafficking survivors to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
Before Tuesday. ask your candidate to sign Generation Freedom's petition to invest in ending human trafficking.
Understand the issues that matter to you.
Examine healthcare indicators to learn how to identify trafficking.
Talk to children about online safety and methods that traffickers use to lure kids
June 12 is the UN World Day Against Child Labor. Many of your friends and family probably don't know that child labor exists today.
Give much-needed school supplies for children formerly trapped in domestic servitude
Learn more about the push and pull factors of child marriage.
Make sure you have a gift – and that’s it’s fairly made!
Tell the World Bank to stop funding forced labor in Uzbekistan
Follow this bi-weekly podcast for education on trafficking.
Commit to Stop the Exploitation of Children in Sales Crews
Share information about the human trafficking hotline number with the hotel industry.
Empower a former child domestic servant with the gift of education.
Share some fair trade love with your friends and family.
Help make labor visas more transparent.
Be an alert traveler and look out for signs of trafficking
Hear celebrities, journalists and activists call for the end of slavery
Plan an event to introduce people to the issue of modern-day slavery
Inform your community about the human trafficking indicators and the hotline
Suggest fair trade alternatives to your office product staples
Anti-Slavery International has a variety of bucket-list worthy actives you can sign up for, like skydiving and parachuting.
Officials encountered as many as 3,000 cases of forced marriage in the U.S. in 2011
The world's third largest hamburger chain refuses to join the Fair Food Program.
Take a look at the conditions of the farmworkers picking produce for major supermarkets.
Help others learn about different human trafficking scenarios
Help educate children living in diamond mining communities
Encourage your jeweler to support ethical sourcing
Know which companies and brands follow the law
Inform people about the prevalence of the practice
Petition for policies that support migrant workers
Ask Congress to pass a law preventing trafficked children from being treated as criminals
Provide basic necessities for an aftercare program
Learn about the trafficking of Native Americans
Expose the different experiences of trafficked children
Ask the Security Council to make recent cases of wartime enslavement war crimes
Start a fitness plan that'll fund rescue and aftercare work
Use your skills and interests to help out an anti-trafficking organization
Tell garment factories to pay and treat their employees fairly
Use your skills to help refugees adjust to a new country
Prepare your family with a helpline number and trusted contacts
The Fair Food Program ensures that workers are treated fairly and paid properly
Get to know the person doing your nails and look for red flag indicators
Pick an antislavery organization to receive a percentage of your Amazon Smile purchases
The Aruna Project is working to end commercial sexual exploitation by bringing freedom and restoration to the many women and children sold into the trade. Help bring hope by hosting or participating in an Aruna 5k race in your area.
Store the hotline number, and be ready to call when the need arises
Ask your Senator to support the Combat Human Trafficking Act
Get an overview of the different forms of slavery around the world
Tell your Senator to support the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act