TAT created the Harriet Tubman award to honor a member of the trucking industry whose direct actions help save or improve the lives of those enslaved or prevent human trafficking from happening. Today TAT was humbled and honored to present the 2015 Harriet Tubman award along with a $2500 check to Con-Way Truckload driver Kevin Kimmel for making the call that led to the recovery of a young woman being
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In two recent articles I addressed imagery in advocacy efforts against human trafficking. In the first article, I discussed negative effects from the overuse of images that portray violence in child sex trafficking. In the second article, I addressed the overwhelming objectification of victims. In my online research, I was surprised to find very few campaigns directed at victim outreach efforts. One such campaign from the National Human Trafficking Resource
Our #Trucker Against Trafficking highlight for the #sTATe of the week,#New #Mexico, is Gaylon Fuller! When we asked Gaylon why he was a TAT he said,“I believe no one should have to endure abuse. No one should be forced into silence. No one should be left without a voice. Hope for change starts with knowledge. Awareness leads to action; action leads to freedom.” Thanks so much for your work with TAT, Gaylon, and for your commitment