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Rebecca discovered Not For Sale through Twitter in 2009 and was immediately drawn to the entrepreneurial focus as well as the plethora of actionable platforms and tools that Not For Sale offers. Moreover, Rebecca also found it appealing that she could fight modern-day slavery within her own community. Instead of relocating to Washington D.C. or Europe, Rebecca became involved as a Community Abolitionist Leader for her local Not For Sale chapter in Georgia.
“95% of chocolate on store shelves today has been sourced unethically*,” says Kristen Carr, Director of Not For Sale Houston. “But here in Houston, we’re lucky enough to have a chocolate company called Araya, which has chocolate that is not only delicious, but ethically-made as well.”
This past week, NFS Ohio Director Stephanie Ulmer and the Director of the Abolitionist Faith Community, Kevin Austin, gathered in Akron, OH presenting to over 700 community members. Both leaders spoke during church services and workshops, educating attendees on the modern-day abolitionist movement, and providing actionable steps each participant can take to re-abolish slavery in our lifetime.