The issue of human trafficking is not only global, and increasing, but goes largely unnoticed by the media unless there is a particularly horrendous event like the April 14th kidnapping of the Nigerian school girls. We are called to prayer and action on their behalf.
FAN continues raising awareness on human trafficking by offering this testimony from the USCCB on the U.S. governments' TIP Report. This report is the main diplomatic tool used in engaging foreign governments on the issue of human trafficking.
The exploitation of persons--for labor or sexual purposes--is the third largest illegal “business” after drug and arms trafficking. Estimates of victims are hard to accurately collect, so FAN is building imperative public awareness.
FAN is proud to have a large membership of Franciscans in the Seattle/Tacoma, Washington area who are very active in the protests of the Northwest Detention Center. Please read here about their upcoming vigil.
FAN's Peacekeeping efforts bring us toward many conversations and concerns surrounding nuclear weapons. This article reveals how U.S. inaction puts a world-wide treaty at risk.
The May 1st FAN Climate Campaign Webinar, introduced us to the connection between the environment and the food we eat, from a Franciscan perspective. Listed here are the recordings and resources presented.
Franciscans from all over the state got together in Hartford, Connecticut last weekend to promote and advocate for Climate Justice.
FAN's ED, Patrick Carolan spoke at Columbia University on March 4th on the inter-connectedness of Immigration Reform, Human Trafficking and Climate Change.
Here are all the resources from our latest climate change webinar, featuring Gary Paul Nabhan and the plight of the pollinators.
Next week, FAN and Franciscans International will be hosting a program on Human Trafficking in conjunction with other United Nations events exploring trafficking in persons