This week, we’re visiting two blogs that highlight issues of injustice and what the average person can do to free those under oppression.
Think Christianly and CJAYE57’s Weblog are two helpful resources on modern-day slavery, and each shares how At the End of Slavery helps support today’s battle for justice.
On Think Christianly, Jonathan Morrow provides a list of action steps on how individuals and communities can help shatter systems of oppression, and writes:
“We can end modern-day slavery. Do you believe that? … Change happens when ordinary people do what they can to take action. We can end slavery – but the battle will take all of us. How will you help shatter this system of oppression?”
CJAYE57’s Weblog, which focuses on the issues of human trafficking and abuse, highlights one post from CauseCast.org on how films like At the End of Slavery can expose injustice and empower individuals to fight against it:
“‘At the End of Slavery’ is filmed on location in India, Cambodia, and the Philippines with undercover footage from the front-lines of rescue efforts and first-person testimony of those freed from illegal slavery. The filmmakers hope to expose the atrocious issues of modern-slavery by making the compelling argument that with their success in finding and rescuing victims, and prosecuting those responsible, there can be a viable end to slave trade.”
To learn how you can take part in the movement to end modern-day slavery, please visit IJM.org.
International Justice Mission met with Brad Riley, Founder/CEO of iEmpathize, to discuss the important role the arts can play in raising awareness of modern-day slavery.
iEmpathize is an Arts and Advocacy non-profit created to help people learn more about, and fight against, violent forms of oppression – particularly child trafficking.
According to Riley, telling stories of hope that oftentimes go unnoticed is key.
To learn more about how you can use your creative gifts to combat modern-day slavery, please visit iEmpathize.org.
For stories of rescue and restoration, we invite you to visitÂ ijm.org.