Sex Trafficking in January

this month we're going to begin orbiting around a large issue of human
trafficking and atlanta's particular place in the sex trafficking
industry. Depending on the discussion, this will be the first step in a longer process of educating ourselves about the issues and joining those already busy at work in this area.

many of us are informed about various parts of this. melvin and troy
thought we would use two articles as a way in. the first is "hidden in plain view," an
executive summary of report issues for the mayors office in dec 2005
about the homeless girls who ware then abducted and forced into
prostitution here in atlanta. The second is an article from a friend
of emergent to start the conversation that asks how systemic injustice
contributes to poverty and its issues including homelessness.

we also suggest you review the following sources:

the georgia innocence project
a future not a past
stand up for kids
not for sale campaign

let's meet at tilt in castleberry hills to discuss how the kingdom of God is challenging us to make a difference in the lives of children being sexually exploited in atlanta. We will meet from 8-10pm, and yes it is tomorrow, Jan 29th.

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3 Responses to “Sex Trafficking in January”

  1. # Blogger Jeff

    Is this conversation scheduled for tomorrow night (Tuesday the 29th) at 8 pm til 10 pm? Tilt is a great place.  

  2. # Blogger LeAnn Gunter

    I'm so glad to hear that you all are going to talk about this. I hate that I'm going to miss out. I've been working with some local clergy in developing a mentoring program for girls who find themselves at risk. If you are interested in being involved, please email me at leann@peachtreebaptist.net. Hope the conversation goes well. Thanks for bringing out topics that are tough to talk about.  

  3. # Blogger Matt Scott

    "We will meet from 8-10pm, and yes it is tomorrow, Jan 29th."

    And this is why I need to remember to subscribe to blogs, I had been looking forward to coming to a cohort meeting, and checking occasionally for updates. Missed that one.

    Here's to learning from mistakes.  

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