A little #MondayMotivation for you!
Cierra Robinson knows the word “no.” She’s heard it over and over since being released from prison. “No, we can’t hire you. No, you don’t qualify for this. No, you can’t live here,” Robinson said. “There’s a lot of ‘no’s.’” The prospect of going back to college, navigating the complexities of academia and bureaucracy, was just as intimidating. The enrollment forms, the expensive textbooks, the financial aid, the fear of
The US Senate recently endorsed the nomination of long-standing civil rights prosecutor, John Cotton Richmond, as new Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. This statutory post, created under the Clinton administration, has been critical in shaping the outsize role that the US has occupied in pushing the rest of the world to do something about what is now commonly termed ‘modern slavery’. But the position comes with heavy
Canada: A 14-year-old girl who was trafficked in hotel rooms in London and Windsor says she hates herself, feels depressed every day and is unable to go to school because of her shame, according to a victim impact statement presented in court Tuesday by a crown attorney. “I cannot handle the smell of male cologne because it causes me to remember what happened,” the girl wrote. “My body is sick