The August issue of Stop Trafficking co-sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth focuses on the issue of Labor Trafficking in the U.S.A. (Available here)
- World Humanitarian Day is August 19. The international community is invited to commit to doing something good for someone else that day. A commitment can be made here.
- Care of Earth: Urge Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack to protect wild forests from fracking and not to give in to oil and gas industry pressure.
- Human Trafficking: The U.S. Congress has four pieces of pending anti-trafficking legislation. PolarisProject urges support for pending legislation. For more information and to take action.
- Challenging Unjust Practices: The international community is invited to sign a petition to President Kikwete(Tanzania) urging him to protect the Maasai people of Africa from foreign hunters looking for places to hunt wildlife.
- Urge Verizon board member Richard Carrion to demand that Verizon reach a fair deal for its workers with a contract.
- A free United Nation’s daily e-mail briefing called, UN Wire, informing the international community on news can be obtained by signing up here.