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Dare to Care -February 23rd 2024

End Human Trafficking: Resource Guide

The EHT Committee has just completed a resource guide which has been shared with sponsored and co-sponsored ministries. It is collection of useful resources about Human Trafficking from the USA, Canada, and the Vatican. Take a look inside.

Dismantling Racism / Addressing Climate Change: Gardening 

As we near the end of Black History Month, listen to this interview with poet and author Camille Dungy about her latest book Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden, which chronicles her attempts to diversify her garden in the predominately white community of Fort Collins, Colorado. “Every politically engaged person should have a garden.” Find out why she says that.

One week left to apply for the Gospel Fund!

The Gospel Fund of the Atlantic-Midwest Province assists in the financing of projects whose goals are consistent with the SSND congregational mandate to reverence all creation and make the concerns of the poor our own. The maximum amount granted to any one project is $5,000 in a fiscal year.

The Spring funding cycle for 2024 is open for applications until March 1, 2024. For full information and to access the online application form, click here.

Breaking the link

“How Immigration Courts Can Protect Vulnerable Children from Trafficking”, the second in the trilogy of webinars about breaking the link between trafficking and migration is offered by the Alliance to End Human Trafficking (AEHT) and the National Advocacy Center (NAC). Click here to register for March 4, 3:30pm ET. (Watch the first.)

Protecting those forced to migrate to the USA

Thank you to all who took action using Voter Voice to urge the swift passage of H.R. 5856, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Act of 2023. The bill passed 414 to 11 in the House of Representatives. Read the joint NAC / AEHT press release here.

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