Refuse to do nothing … Take action today!
- Attend trainings, checkout websites, read books, watch films
- Start a book club/study, share resources
- Follow anti-human trafficking groups on social media for current information
- Learn the signs of human trafficking and where to report suspicious activity
- Get information on how New Hampshire is doing on combating trafficking and find out how to contact state policymakers! The Freedom Commons helps you gather with others and take action to pass anti-slavery legislation in the U.S. and support U.S. leaders in the fight to end slavery. freedomcommons.ijm.org
- Write about human trafficking – personal blogs, newsletters, letters to the editors of local papers
- Fight demand – men can educate men on the reality of commercial sexual exploitation, commit to accountability, and refuse to purchase or participate in pornography and prostitution.
- Pray for victims and advocates, for continued awareness, and about demand. Click for a PDF with more details: RLG Prayer Points
- Volunteer at local anti-trafficking endeavors
- Raise awareness by hosting an RLG Event for your friends, co-workers and groups
- Fundraise: Host a party selling jewelry, bags, scarves etc. made by survivors; facilitate a movie night/silent auction; organize a concert or 5k Run; seek donations and host a community yard sale.
- Donate professional assistance – reach out to area human trafficking groups to see how you can provide your expertise. (doctors, dentists, lawyers, accountants, marketing/graphic designers and others)
- Get your church or civic organization involved – educate and take action
- Practice good stewardship and purchase fair trade and slave-free products whenever possible (see slaveryfootprint.org)
- Look for opportunities to serve the vulnerable in homeless shelters, group homes, soup kitchens, pregnancy resource centers
- Educate and encourage/mentor vulnerable children and teens (such as after-school programs at The Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army, YMCA, Girls Inc. as well as local schools and church youth)
- Refuse to buy anything that sexualizes youth
- Report suspected human trafficking – put the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline number in your phone (888-373-7888)
- Report the production or distribution of child pornography to the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children tipline (800-843-5678)
Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows.