Posted by daphne | Posted in Announcements, Awareness, Daphne, Events, Human Trafficking, Initiative, Sex Trafficking, Volunteer | Posted on December 31, 2011
Happy New Year! Your dedication in 2011 has paved the way for our sure victory in 2012.
After holding our breath to see the outcomes of the fundraising and the Attorney General’s approval of our initiative, we have a sigh of relief. The Californians Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE Act) petition launched on December 24th, just in time for Christmas!
Posted by daphne | Posted in Announcements, Daphne, Human Trafficking, Initiative, News, Sex Trafficking, Volunteer | Posted on November 23, 2011
Posted by daphne | Posted in Announcements, Daphne, Fundraising, Human Trafficking, Initiative, Labor Trafficking, News, Sex Trafficking | Posted on October 11, 2011
From its inception two years ago, California Against Slavery (CAS) has been unwavering in our commitment to place our initiative on the ballot. We believe in the strategic significance of strong laws and the collective power of voters.
Over a year ago, I said that CAS will not launch another signature campaign unless we have assurance of success. This means securing a strong base of support and funding.
TODAY, I am thrilled to announce that we are launching our signature campaign this December 1st!
Posted by daphne | Posted in Announcements, Daphne, Initiative | Posted on October 6, 2011
The message below was sent to our volunteers in July 2010 at the end of our first attempt to qualify the initiative for the 2010 ballot. Watch the video here.
Many of you know that Cambodia is one of the most notorious countries for sex trafficking. But do you know that there are more children sold for sex in our country than in Cambodia? We should be appalled
Posted by daphne | Posted in Announcements, Daphne, Human Trafficking, Initiative, Law Enforcement, News, Sex Trafficking | Posted on July 10, 2011
On Friday, 50-year-old Paul “Yoshi” Moore from Sacramento pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of 3 underage girls. According to US Attorney’s Office, two other defendants – Kevin Hawkins and Timothy Lee – were involved in selling these young girls through the internet to pedophiles and other sex predators.
Since this case was prosecuted at the federal level, Moore now faces up to life in prison. Hopefully, he’ll get plenty of time to think about his vicious acts on these minors, who have a lifetime of recovery ahead of them. Had he been tried by a local district attorney under California law, Moore would face only 4 to 8 years in prison. Ridiculous, right?
Thus, it was timely that on the same day I got this powerful letter from the President