By Zach Hunter
Zach has been attempting to finish slavery worldwide. most folk (maybe even you) imagine that slavery has been over for a very long time. yet unfortunately, there are extra humans sure in slavery now than at any of the days we examine in our background books. Now Zach is operating to finish slavery and unfastened the boys, girls, and youngsters who're being held opposed to their will. He’s even came upon a few associates within the struggle, together with Jon Foreman of Switchfoot and Leeland Mooring of Leeland. simply go searching the area and at the information and you’ll locate that there are many issues improper with our planet—homelessness, starvation, worldwide warming, AIDS … the record is going on and on. And we frequently examine those difficulties and choose they’re too titanic for us to do whatever approximately. yet Zach is proving that one individual could make a distinction. And in his booklet, he’ll demonstrate the weather had to make striking alterations on your global. in spite of everything, he hopes you’ll locate the item you’re passionate about—and commence making alterations!
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Extra resources for Be the Change, Revised and Expanded Edition: Your Guide to Freeing Slaves and Changing the World
Maybe you think slavery was eliminated a long time ago. That’s what a lot of people think. Unfortunately, it’s not true. That’s right, slavery still goes on today. I first heard about the plight of modern-day slaves around age twelve. I had been studying the history of slavery in the United States and learned about Harriet Tubman, a former slave who went on to help free many other slaves. ” But then my mom told me slavery was still going on throughout the world in many ways, shapes, and forms. My mom was working for an organization that frees modern-day slaves around the world, and she was learning about many forms of slavery for the first time.
Government started the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) office to monitor and snuff out human trafficking. Governments laced with corruption and who look the other way when people are being sold are being exposed. For the first time the TIP office is now ranking the United States in these areas — exposing where trafficking is occurring and what’s being done to fight it. , local law enforcement said that it was difficult to find and address situations of trafficking … and girls who were forced to be prostitutes were treated as criminals because law enforcement didn’t know what to do with them.
I guess things weren’t much different from the way they are today — if someone really famous loves a product, then others will buy it. Eventually, Wedgwood became very rich and influential. One of Wedgwood’s friends was Thomas Clarkson, a notable abolitionist of his time. (Clarkson was a member of the Clapham Sect. ) Clarkson encouraged Wedgwood to use his influence by taking a stand on the controversial issue of the slave trade, and Wedgwood did. Josiah Wedgwood came out with a popular jewelry piece called the slave medallion.