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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Buy your tickets online for this chance to support the restoration of local teens recovering from being trafficked. Come dressed in semi-formal attire and enjoy snacks, a cash bar, and an auction as well as the opportunity to purchase the modeled outfits. Tickets are llimited so don't wait for this chance.
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.