Action Alert: Protect Children From Sex Trafficking
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:45 AM
Take action on protecting children from sex trafficking! Contact Committee Members here. Ask them to support HF 485 child victims with the services they need and the bill's $13.5 million appropriation to fund a victim-centered response.
Dreamers and Doers
Friday, March 15, 2013 1:20 PM
Read about the Dreamers and Doers who are working to eliminate violence against women. Click here to read the article.
Read Great Books with The Advocates in the Human Rights Book Club
Monday, March 11, 2013 4:35 PM
The Advocates' invites you to read great books and join thoughtful discussions with the Human Rights Book Club. The book scheduled for the Friday, March 15 meeting is We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda, by Philip Gourevitch.
Take Action to Protect Sex Trafficking’s Youngest Victims
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 8:35 AM
The No Wrong Door Safe Harbor Implementation bill (“No Wrong Door”) is now being considered by the Minnesota legislature in order to create a safety net for children who are victims of sex trafficking. Contact your state senator and representative and urge them to support No Wrong Door, Senate File 384 and House File 485. Find contact information for your legislators here.
Celebrate International Women’s Week
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 2:55 PM
Celebrate International Women’s Week at events sponsored by The Advocates, such as the screening of Sarabah, a film about rapper, singer, and activist Sister Fa who uses her music and persuasive powers to end the practice of female genital mutilation.