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Learn More About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a very real problem.  An estimated 27 million people are living in slavery worldwide.  80% of the victims are women and girls and a staggering half of the victims are children. The facts about human trafficking are staggering, … Continue reading

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Staff Voices – Burden Bearers

After reading Jaycee Dugard’s A Stolen Life, I found myself distraught and weighed down by guilt for not somehow being there to protect her from the monsters who kidnapped and sexually and mentally tortured her for eighteen years. Many people … Continue reading

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Student Intern Completes Project by Educating Others

We previously shared the experiences and observations of high school student and WEAVE Intern Emily .  Today we share the conclusion and outcome of her project. On May 9th I completed the second part to my project. I put together … Continue reading

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Teen Voices – One Young Person

WEAVE offers internships to high school students willing to commit to an ongoing project.  Here is the story of one student’s experience at WEAVE. I am a student as The Met High School in Sacramento. This year, I am interning … Continue reading

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WEAVE Receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Friday, March 16, 2012 Greetings from Washington D.C.! As I post this note, I am just leaving the national headquarters of the FBI. Luckily my visit with them is not top secret – in fact it is something I wanted … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking is here – help fight it

By Joan Markoff and David Blicker Special to The Bee Published: Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 5E Although  slavery in the United States officially ended in 1865, the little  known, painful reality is that today, 146 … Continue reading

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