NFS News Archive April, 2009

Breaking News

Oakland A’s Star, Mat Holliday Joins Team Free2Play!

Matt Holliday, star slugger for the Oakland Athletics has joined team Free2Play  by pledging $500 to the Not For Sale Campaign for every home run he hits this season.  The funds will go to support a roller blading club in Oakland for girls who have escaped the commercial sex industry and a basketball program in […]

Giants Pitcher is Free2Play!

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt has made a  Free2Play Pledge — so that all children can be free to play. This season, Jeremy has committed to give $100 to the Not For Sale Campaign for every strike-out he pitches. The money Jeremy donates will go to support the work Not For Sale is doing […]

President Obama’s Next “Anti-human Trafficking Czar”?

President Obama has nominated Lou de Baca as the next Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Human Trafficking. Sign the petition to support his confirmation.

Calling All Canadians! Human trafficking bill needs your support!

A bill introduced by Canadian MP Joy Smith, which increases minimum sentences for offences involving trafficking of minors, needs your support. Tell your MP to vote in favor of bill C-268 to amend the Criminal Code by calling your Parliament Office at 1 (866) 599-4999.

Chocolate a Little Sweeter

Major chocolate companies are beginning to listen to consumer advocates committed to “buying differently”. Mars has announced they would join Cadbury in sourcing their chocolate from Fairtrade farmers!

The First Global Forum on Human Trafficking

On October 8-9, 2009, leading experts confronting human trafficking will gather in Carlsbad, CA to discuss and strategize innovative techniques to address prevention, protection, and prosecution.


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