NFS News Archive December, 2009
n mid-December Congress passed an omnibus appropriations bill for FY2010, covering six agencies. The bill included needed funding increases to fight human trafficking and provide services to survivors. All the funding increases were authorized within the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2009.
picture-5Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has just announced that the Not For Sale Campaign will be one of the featured non-profits on his new mobile payment device, SquareUp!
NFS Board Member Erik Lammerding will present from mainstage to thousands of the world’s tech leaders at the esteemed Le Web conference. Erik speaks on the ways NFS is utilizing technology to advance the movement to end modern-day slavery.
This week, CNN is running a series on human trafficking. Today CNN Featured a story on the international shrimping industry and forced labor that occurs within it.