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Human trafficking discussion to center on signs, solutions

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-24-2014 under NEWS

Human trafficking is happening in Grand Rapids. Solid statistics on the crime are hard to come by, complicating law enforcement and community response to the crime. Despite the hardships involved in compiling solid statistics, the Michigan...

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Manasseh Project founder urges community to turn discomfort with injustice into action

by (Vossj)

Submitted 02-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

"Cultural change, in my opinion, starts when you change to conversation about the exploited population - language means so much," says Andy Soper, founder of The Manasseh Project.  While concrete statistics of how many people are...

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Catalyst Radio: Michigan Abolitionist Project working to end sex slavery, labor trafficking

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the Michigan Abolitionist Project centered here in Grand Rapids. Julie Slagter, executive director, talks...

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