“This year’s Trafficking in Persons Report sends a strong message to the world that global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and enduring discriminatory policies and practices, have a disproportionate effect on individuals already oppressed by other injustices. These challenges further compound existing vulnerabilities to exploitation, including human trafficking. We must break this inhumane cycle of discrimination and injustices if we hope to one day eliminate human trafficking.” Click here to read the latest TIP Report.
“Chris Harley, a marine biologist at the University of British Columbia, now estimates that last week's record-breaking heat wave in B.C. may have killed more than one billion seashore animals living along the Salish Sea coastline. The findings shine a light on the seismic effects of the heatwave, which has already been linked to hundreds of human deaths as the ecological toll continues to unravel.” Click here to read more.
Reflect on this collection of photographs by Jeremy Schultz, Migrants cross into U.S. under cover of night (msn.com). Pray for the families seeking refuge.
Curious about the “Critical Race Theory” uproar? Check out this informative article: What Critical Race Theory Is—and What It Isn’t - YES! Magazine (yesmagazine.org)
A take on the crisis in Haiti by Rev. Thomas G. Wenski, Archbishop of Miami: How can the world stop Haiti’s ‘descent into hell’? Let Haitians lead. | America Magazine