Mariah was previously the Program Manager of End Slavery Now. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati's DAAP program with a degree in Digital Design.
In June, we did a spotlight on everything the Fair Food Program and The Coalition of Immokalee Workers are doing for the workers in Florida's tomato fields. We wanted to grab an excerpt from Barry Estabrook's book Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit to tell a story about one man who was held captive in one of those tomato fields.
Invite some friends over to watch and discuss the film, BEASTS OF NO NATION. This Netflix Original Film is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country.
International Volunteer Day is December 5th. Honor it by volunteering for an organization fighting modern-day enslavement.