All posts tagged: Victims of trafficking

TRAFFICKED Designs Jewelry Workshop: Make one, Donate one for Victims of Human Trafficking

            Back by popular demand, TRAFFICKED Designs, along with jewelry maker and instructor Lynda Medore, will host a jewelry making workshop for the benefit of victims of human trafficking at New Braunfels Art League at 239 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas on Monday, December 3 from 1-3:30pm. This is a “Make & Donate” class. The cost of the materials for the two bracelets is $12. The students make one bracelet for themselves and donate one to the victims of human trafficking, so that others may have a chance at freedom. Students will need to bring flat-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, and flush cutters if you have them, other supplies to make the bracelets will be provided. To enroll in the class, please call Lynda Medore at (830)358-0186. NEW DESIGN FOR DECEMBER 3 CLASS! Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and Bernardo Kohler Center heads up the TRAFFICKED Designs project with the idea that it will generate enough funds to support those who need it most. Laster is one of the nation’s leading advocates for human trafficking victims, a certified and experienced trainer to law enforcement and advocates across the …

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The Cantinera Documentary

CantineraDocumentary.Com The Cantinera exposes a niche of human trafficking in the United States where latin women drink and prostitute themselves for a living in latin bars or cantinas by means of force, fraud or coercion. Through the story of three women, the film navigates through the virtually unheard of subject from the perspective of a cantinera, an advocate and a vigilante. The film travels into the cantinas where women drink up to 40 beers a night, five nights a week.  An upclose look identifies the strategies of traffickers who stage their operations so the victims look like the perpetrators and the cantina a legitimate business. The Cantinera tells the story of hope in the midst of modern day slavery as the women confront enslavement, addiction and second chances. Human trafficking is one of the largest money making crimes in the US and globally. Feeding on vulnerable women, men and children in a variety of industries, it’s web is reaching far into every city and town, even YOUR neighborhood. While most traffickers find their easiest victims …