Just Faith conference
Jun
20
to Jun 22

Just Faith conference

Abolition-minded people over 16 years old are invited to register online to attend this three day conference intended to help attendees to understand the roots and effects of trafficking as well as ways to help combat it and assist survivors in restoration. This year's keynote speaker is well-known author Eric Metaxas. 

Early bird registration is until February 28 and includes everything but lodging.

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Liberate
Sep
28
to Sep 29

Liberate

Register now for this chance to celebrate 20 years of working towards human liberty and learn more about the plans and tools being used to move forward in the goal of entirely eradicating slavery. There will be a number of dedicated speakers as well as a concert in this intensive and inspirational weekend.

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Light Up the Night 5K for Unbound
Oct
6
to Oct 13

Light Up the Night 5K for Unbound

Ignore the times (the page requires *something* be put there) but save the dates, Unbound's annual Light Up the Night 5K now has multiple locations and days to give as many people as possible a chance to participate. We will update particulars as details and ticket sales become available.

Houston/Galveston- Oct 6

Fort Worth- Oct 13

Waco- Oct 13

College Station- TBD

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FtC Christmas Market
Nov
30
to Dec 1

FtC Christmas Market

  • Crosspoint Church-Bellaire (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free the Captives will be hosting their 6th annual Christmas Market Friday Nov. 30 from 9 am to 8 pm and Saturday Dec. 1 from 10 am to 4 pm. This market is a great way to support both the work of Free the Captives and local artisans as 15% of all purchases will be given to Free the Captives.

Those interested in being vendors should contact Free the Captives at their website.

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Kendra Scott give-back event for Free the Captives
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Kendra Scott give-back event for Free the Captives

Two locations of Kendra Scott will be donating 20% of purchases made during this event to help provide liberty for Houston teens. Visit either the Town Center or The Woodlands locations and enjoy light nibbles and beverages while helping to provide hope to local trafficking survivors. 

Kendra Scott is also offering the donation (and free shipping) on any remote orders made during the event. Please call 713.965.4115 to order by phone.

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Arrow Freedom Place volunteer meeting
May
5
8:00 AM08:00

Arrow Freedom Place volunteer meeting

 Houstonians interested in abolition and over 21 should RSVP immediately for the last Freedom Place volunteer meeting until November.  Trafficking 101 and creating trust-based relationships will be discussed as well as opportunities to work with Arrow in assisting teens who have been trafficked as well as helping those at risk remain safe. Breakfast and lunch will be provided so Arrow needs an accurate attendance count.

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United Front Conference
Apr
16
9:00 AM09:00

United Front Conference

  • Springs Event Center - Sycamore Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

UnBound Houston and other local anti-trafficking groups are joining together to educate the Brazoria county community about trafficking in the area. There will break out sessions to address the specific ways in which particular professions (clergy, medical, law enforcement) can work to recognize trafficking and offer effective help to those who have been trafficked.

A complimentary breakfast and lunch will also be served to attendees.  

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Alpaca basics seminar
Apr
14
9:30 AM09:30

Alpaca basics seminar

Email info@bbhalpacas.com to register for your seat at this informative meeting. This event is for those seriously thinking of taking the plunge into alpaca raising and will cover topics like health and care needs as well as what to do with the fiber.

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Region 12 Trafficking in Schools class
Apr
12
9:00 AM09:00

Region 12 Trafficking in Schools class

UnBound and the Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition are partnering to train teachers, and others in authority in schools, how to spot "tells" of trafficking and vulnerability to trafficking to make Texas students as safe as possible. Tickets and registration can be found online and Counselor Co-op and Coordinated School Health members may attend for no charge.

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Benefit concert
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Benefit concert

Get your tickets online through Eventbrite for this evening of music to support the work of UnBound in fighting human trafficking through education and awareness outreaches as well as supporting organizations that provide services for previously trafficked people.

Early Bird pricing will be in effect until midnight of March 11th.

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Bluebonnet Alpacas tour and dye workshop
Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Bluebonnet Alpacas tour and dye workshop

Tickets are now available online for this fun and informative event set to make the most of the Bluebonnet bloom. The day will start with meeting alpacas and and a demonstration of the carding and preparing of alpaca fiber for spinning. There will also be the opportunity to purchase fiber and yarn.

The second half of the day will be spent at the shop dyeing where attendees will dye their own skeins of alpaca yarn while learning more about color theory and fibers.

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Cooking classes at A 2nd Cup
Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Cooking classes at A 2nd Cup

Sign up online for this great chance to learn cooking techniques and recipes from around the world while directly supporting the Culinary Aftercare Program which helps women gain the cooking skills needed to find dignified work after being trafficked.

Each session offers recipes from a different country and each runs 6 pm- 9pm

March 17 Thai

April 28 Australian

May 12 Venezuelen

May 26 Indian

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Volunteer meeting
Mar
4
4:00 PM16:00

Volunteer meeting

Email volunteer@freethecaptiveshouston.com to RSVP that you would like to attend their general volunteer meeting this coming Sunday. This is an opportunity to work in the community fighting the trafficking of teens and there is no previous training required.

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Runway to Freedom fashion show
Feb
24
7:30 PM19:30

Runway to Freedom fashion show

V Hair Studio, Brave Boutique, and United Against Human Trafficking are partnering together to provide an informative and interesting evening. There is no cost to attend, but attendees will have a chance to support local anti-trafficking efforts through a silent auction and donations.

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