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Mark your calendars for Freedom Weekend 2018. April 20-22. Six events over three days to deepen your knowledge and guide you on the journey towards preventing sexual exploitation and trafficking in our communities. Get equipped. Get engaged.


For more details on Freedom Weekend 2018 click here or to register click here!

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Stories of rescue: Slavery in Ghana​ | Tuesday, February 27th
​Squirrel Haus Arts, 3450 Snelling Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406
AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

Come with us to the front lines and experience the work of ending slavery in Ghana. 
Learn how YOU can join the movement in Minneapolis to end slavery in our world.
Everyone has a role to play.
Discover yours.
Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. Event is free and open to the public.
For more information see their Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/393226127785963/
Or register here.




















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Sex Trafficking 101 Class ​| Saturday, March 3rd
8 AM – 3 PM ​| Community of Hope, 14401 Biscayne Ave W, Rosemount, MN 55068
AWARENESS

This class will provide a basic knowledge of stats, definitions, and a general understanding of what sex trafficking is. You will learn the necessary facts and knowledge to discuss this issue confidently without needing to do an extensive in depth study. This class will equip you to take action in a variety of ways, from protecting their family and friends, to serving an organization and gain understanding of the areas of impact (tracks) with Trafficking Justice, including: awareness, prevention, prayer, restoration, and outreach. 
To register click here.




















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360 Communities 40 hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training
March 12th - April 4th (Mondays & Wednesdays & Saturday March 24th)
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm on Mondays & Wednesdays, 8 am - 4 pm Saturday
Diamondhead Educational Center, 200 West Burnsville Parkway, Burnsville MN 55337
IMPACT, TRAINING

Are you interested in providing emotional support and advocacy to victims of sexual violence in Dakota County? 360 Communities is looking for dedicated sexual assault advocates to add to their team! This training will prepare you to provide direct advocacy in the form of medical advocacy, support groups, and crisis response to victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
Cost: $129.00 (optional reimbursement qualification)


For more information please e-mail jteresi@360communities.org or visit https://www.360communities.org/event/sexual-assault-advocacy-training/ to register!
If you're interested in volunteering, please also complete the volunteer form at https://www.360communities.org/volunteer/volunteer-interest-form/


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Day on the Hill: If Not Now, When?
Tuesday, March 13, 2018  |  8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30-11:00 Central Presbyterian, 500 Cedar St, St Paul, MN 
AND
11:45-2:30 MN State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, St Paul, MN
IMPACT, FELLOWSHIP

This is JRLC’s (Joint Religious Legislative Coalition) Day on the Hill where hundreds of people of faith will gather to ask themselves, their communities, and their representatives: If we do not work towards social justice now, when?
Rabbi Locketz: "We may come from different towns and different religious beliefs, but we want the same things for our families, for our communities, for ourselves. We want life. As it is written in scripture, “And God said therefore choose life.”
For details go to:  https://jrlc.org/day-on-the-hill/details










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Human Trafficking Awareness Series
March 13 - April 17 | 6:30-8:00PM
Christ Presbyterian Church, 6901 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55435 - Rooms 201-202
AWARENESS

More than 40 million men, women, and children around the world are suffering from modern day slavery and sex trafficking. Sexual exploitation of children is happening in every Minnesota county. Learn more about trafficking and local victimization as well as how you can take action through our six-week series. Session topics include: We are Broken, Modern Slavery, Pornography, Where is God?, Victim Vulnerabilities, and Public Policy and Resources. Each session requires an hour and a half of reading and journaling per week. Required resources for the series include In Our Backyard by Nita Belles and Make it Zero by Mary Frances Bowley, Both books are available at Pathway, the bookstore at CPC. Registration is free, and a journal will be provided. 
All are welcome! Register Here


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Are You a Streetwise Parent?
March 15 |  6:30PM - 8:30PM
Christ Presbyterian Church, 6901 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55435 - Anderson Hall
AWARENESS

Become a streetwise parent and learn about the challenges your children are facing today. Not only do our children live in a sexualized culture, but today’s technological advancements have made pornography more accessible, affordable, and anonymous than ever before. Nearly 80% of unwanted exposure to pornography takes place within the safety of our homes.
At this event geared toward parents of 6th-12th graders, we present facts behind the porn industry, how it is linked to sex trafficking, and watch a 20-minute video of a teen’s story of being lured and groomed into the sex trafficking industry. Our goal is to prepare you for a conversation with your children about these difficult topics.

Register here: https://www.cpconline.org/event/are-you-a-streetwise-parent/


















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Sexual Trauma-Effectively Guide Survivors to Release the Past, Restore Resilience and Heal from Sexual Abuse  | Thursday, March 22  OR March 23
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
AWARENESS

Germayne Boswell Tizzano, Ph.D. has presented nationally and internationally on trauma. She creatively designs programs and curriculum to move participants from cognition, to self-awareness, to direct application in working with individuals who struggle with trauma and substance abuse. 6+ CEU’s $199
March 22, Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis, 6350 Vinewood Lane Maple Grove MN 55311
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March 23, Embassy Suites Hotel, 2800 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN 55431
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33rd Annual Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Luncheon
Friday, March 23, 2018 | 11:00am-1:30pm 
Brackett’s Crossing Country Club, 17976 Judicial Road, Lakeville, MN 55044
AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

Cost: $30
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The Truth Behind Strip Clubs | Saturday, March 24th
 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Source Annex 2609 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN 
TRAINING, IMPACT

Join Trafficking Justice as we host Kjersti Bohrer, founder and director of Beautiful & Loved. Kjersti will be sharing her expertise and knowledge to help us challenge our cultural and religious bias. You will walk away knowing the psychology and business of working in the Twin Cities strip clubs. Understanding this concept will help us as a church know how to better acknowledge and address our own biases so that we can put those aside and see these women and men the way God sees them.

​Register here. $10 registration is payable upon arrival.



























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JuST Faith Summit -- Shared Hope International
June 20-22, 2018
​Bethel College
​AWARENESS

The 2018 JuST Faith Summit is more than an event – it’s a three-day experience loaded with inspiring speakers and educational workshops, all designed to prepare attendees with practical knowledge and effective action steps to address trafficking in their own community. Keynote speaker: Eric Metaxas

Cost: $275
For details and registration:  http://www.justconference.org/faith-summit/




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Recurring events:

Trafficking Justice Prayer Meeting l Second Thursday/month
7 pm l Faith Covenant Church, Classroom A, 12921 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville MN 
(Note time change)
PRAYER
Please join us to pray for current needs, justice to prevail in our cities, protection of law enforcement, and other pressing matters relating to anti - trafficking in Minnesota. If you have any questions please contact: prayer.tjmn@gmail.com.

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Trafficking Justice Monthly Meeting | Second Tuesday/month
7-8:30 pm | Faith Covenant Church, Classroom A, 12921 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville MN 
​AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

TJ Volunteers share their impact and how to join in. Come be encouraged in hearing all the Lord is doing, and get connected to your best impact opportunity!

Email Trafficking.Justice@gmail.com for more information

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Source Anti Trafficking Training and Testimony Night | First Tuesday/month
7-8:30 pm | 2609 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

Hear from a woman who has come out of trafficking, someone who works with survivors, 
and/or someone who does anti-trafficking work. 
Check Source Anti Trafficking and their Facebook for details about who is speaking each month.

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Berean Monthly Meeting l Second Thursday/month
8-9 pm l Berean Baptist Church, 309 County Road 42 E, Room 228, Burnsville, MN 
AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

Hear from a someone who has come out of trafficking, someone who works with survivors, and/or someone who does anti-trafficking work.
For questions contact Terri Hands 612-964-6879 or thands@charter.net​

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Source Anti Trafficking Prayer Breakfast | Third Saturday/month
9-10 am | 2609 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
PRAYER, IMPACT

Join the Annex Ministry Team as we pray for the Source Anti Trafficking as they as they work with victims of trafficking in the Midwest, and people trying to end this injustice. 

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Int'l House of Prayer Abolition Prayer Set | Every Monday
8-10 pm | Online! www.ihopkc.org/prayerroom
​PRAYER, IMPACT

​Join the global church in prayer and intercession, without leaving home! 

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Click HERE for a complete listing of Volunteer Opportunity Events






Trafficking Justice Monthly Training | Tuesday March 13th (2nd Tuesday of Every Month)
7–8:30 pm l Faith Covenant Church, Classroom A, 12921 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN
AWARENESS, FELLOWSHIP

"Pulling Back the Facade on Strip Clubs"
















Kjersti Bohrer, the founder of Beautiful and Loved, will be speaking from personal experience about what really happens to the women in these establishments, the connection of Strip Clubs and Sex Trafficking, and how we can help. Beautiful and Loved is an organization reaching out to women working in the sex industry with messages of hope and truth and love. To learn more about Kjersti and the link between strip clubs and sexual exploitation see our blog post: The Link between Strip Clubs and Sexual Exploitation – closer than you think!
For more information, please email Keith at ​ trafficking.justice@gmail.com

International Justice Mission (IJM) Prayer Meeting | February 24th (Every other Saturday morning)
8 - 9 am l Apple Valley, MN
PRAYER

Come and pray for the work of Justice around the world. Wayne and Amy are hosting 
bi-weekly prayer meetings in their home. Great chance to be informed also on how 
God has been answering prayers and setting captives free!

Email Wayne at wayne_gann@hotmail.com for more information
Trafficking Justice Prayer Meeting l Thursday, March 1st (1st Thursday of Each Month)
7 pm l Faith Covenant Church (Note time change)
PRAYER

​Trafficking Justice’s monthly prayer meeting time is changing to 7pm on every 1st Thursday of the month at Faith Covenant Church in Burnsville where all are welcome. Please join us to pray for current needs, justice to prevail in our cities, protection of law enforcement, and other pressing matters relating to anti - trafficking in Minnesota. If you have any questions please contact the prayer track leader by email at: prayer.tjmn@gmail.com.
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Beautiful & Loved — PACK and PRAY | Friday, March 16th
5:30-7:30 PM
IMPACT, PRAYER
5:30-6:30 Pack 225 bags
6:30-7:30 Pray for the 225 women receiving the bags.
For more information please contact: stripchurchmpls@hotmail.com or 612-LOVE-831
Berean Monthly Meeting l Thursday, March 8th (2nd Thursday of Each Month)
8-9 pm l Berean Baptist Church, 309 County Road 42 E, Room 228, Burnsville, MN 
AWARENESS

Hear from a someone who has come out of trafficking, someone who works with survivors, and/or someone who does anti-trafficking work. 

For questions contact Terri Hands 612-964-6879 or thands@charter.net