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Sometimes The Fight Outlives The Fighters…

Bully Pulpit

President Obama speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative

Bully pulpit:  A public office or other position of authority of sufficiently high rank that provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to.

 This is exactly what President Barack Obama did when he spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative this week, saying, “American tax dollars should never be used to support the trafficking of human beings.”  continue reading…

Declare Your Independence!

Fourth of July Independence Day Curves for Change

Every year, holidays roll around and we often don’t think about their origin. With all of the parties, celebrations and sales going on, the true meaning of a holiday is sometimes lost. This Independence Day we would ask that you think of those who are not as fortunate, who have nowhere near the “independence” we are lucky enough to possess. continue reading…

Sex Trafficking in Your Own Backyard?

sex trafficking on the rise in the U.S.

As we have written about earlier, one of the charities we have chosen this year, The Somaly Mam Foundation, rescues girls and young women who are being sex trafficked in Southeast Asia. However, what many people don’t realize is that this is a problem that exists not just “over there,” in some remote part of the world, but right here, in our own back yard.

In fact, a recent investigation by Interpol found that child sex trafficking has jumped drastically in the United States. It is estimated that continue reading…

Charity: Somaly Mam Foundation

Somaly Mam

In 2012, Curves for Change will be working to further the mission of Somaly Mam Foundation. Through education and empowerment of women, and through rescue resources, we can unite to make the world safer for women and children globally. continue reading…