“Justice is in the hands of the ordinary.”

My friend Matt Parker, co-founder of The Exodus Road, likes to say that “justice is in the hands of the ordinary.”

It’s a simple yet profound message. And in the fight against the human trafficking and modern-day slavery — a tragedy that affects nearly 46 million people worldwide — it’s a message we all need to hear.

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National Briefing Call: Combating Human Trafficking at Large Events

Human trafficking happens 365 days a year, in the United States and around the world. And it spikes during big events like the Super Bowl.

Tomorrow, May 18, at 3:00 pm Eastern / 1:00 pm Mountain, Shared Hope International is hosting a national briefing call on proactive, collaborative approaches to combating human trafficking during large events. The call is for anyone who cares about human trafficking: from general volunteers and community organizers to first responders and law enforcement.

Hear from experts on successes and challenges surrounding the last two Super Bowls. Learn how you can help put an end to human trafficking in your community.

More details on the briefing call are here.  For call-in information, you can contact me.