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About nicole5181I'm thirty (yes I admit it). I'm a single mom working in retail and wanting to find my role in the fight to end modern-day slavery. I'm hopeful that I will.
Posted on April 18, 2014
WHAT WE CAN LEARN ABOUT FREEDOM FROM GOMER THE SEX SLAVE As a 21st Century Abolitionist, who is also a Christian Believer, I notice things in the Bible that I had never seen before I had learned about modern slavery. … Continue reading →
Posted on March 19, 2014
St. Patrick knew all about human trafficking.
Posted on March 12, 2014
Chocolate and Children Who here likes chocolate? Anyone? Yes, you, I see that hand. You’re starting to drool a little just thinking about chocolate right now aren’t you? Well I like chocolate too — big surprise! But I’m not so … Continue reading →
Posted on July 4, 2013
Happy Independence Day! As we celebrate our freedom, let us work to extend that freedom to the slaves of today. As you watch this video and listen to a voice from slavery of the past, think about what the … Continue reading →
Posted on June 16, 2013
I was just at the grocery store buying some Honest Tea when the check our gal said she liked that tea because it tastes so good. I commented, “And it’s Fair Trade Certified which means a lot to me.” She … Continue reading →
Posted on June 13, 2013
I told myself to leave, just move on, but my feet stood glued to the floor surrounded by bright colored, super cute, low priced baby clothes that I NEEDED and really wanted to buy. The problem was, I was in … Continue reading →
Posted on May 14, 2013
Hopefully this news article is right! Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing’s Origins.
Posted on May 11, 2013
FAIR TRADE PLEDGE “I pledge to consume responsibly. I recognize that as a consumer, my buying power matters. I understand that each product I purchase plays a role in a larger narrative, affecting the life of an individual. Because of … Continue reading →
Posted on May 9, 2013
How do I shop like an abolitionist? The first stop on my journey to answer the question, how do I shop like an abolitionist, is to visit Free2Work’s website and learn more about the brands I frequently buy. Free2Work investigates … Continue reading →
Posted on May 8, 2013
SHOP WELL In my previous post: How to be a 21st Century Abolitionist, one of the steps I shared was to SHOP WELL — Using our purchase power to support fair-trade items and companies. This is a step that I admit … Continue reading →