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Petition Against Large Porn Site Featuring Sex Trafficking Victims


Pornography is more available today than ever before in history. There is a big company that makes it too easy

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Harriet


Human Trafficking. Also called Modern Day Slavery. It is the use of fraud, force, or coercion to control another person

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month


January is Human Trafficking Awareness month.  January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness day.  We urge you to share some knowledge

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Justice Rocks 5: Event Recap


Many people struggle with the idea that slave labor exists today. A lot of people may shrug it off in

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New Justice Rocks Event Coming!


The days are counting down to our favorite annual event!  This is the fifth year of hosting Justice Rocks with

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Fast Food Places that are Labor Trafficking Free


I lived in a denial bubble where I never thought of slave labor existing in our world, let alone in

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Update on National HT Hotline


The Human Trafficking National Hotline has been spiking. More people have had access in learning how to get help. Polaris

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Trafficking In Persons Report 2019


The new TIP (Trafficking in Persons) Report is out. You can read the full report now (this will go to

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A Taste of Justice: Food Truck Event Recap


In between days of rain, we were blessed with a great sunny day for our food truck event!  We had

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Traffick Slam Event Recap


Traffick Slam was an evening of poetry, music, and dance held on May 21, 2019 at The Imperia in Somerset. Sponsored

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Historical Find in Floorboards


Our home office, built in 1900, is full of charm and interesting curiosities. When my husband recently had to pull

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New Jersey Sex Trafficking State Report


Shared Hope International released a state report aimed at protecting those who are forced into sexual servitude and exploitation. New

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Love for Child Victims


Everyone wants to feel loved.  When a young girl or boy suffers from abuse and are suddenly cared for by

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The Many Faces of Modern Day Slavery


As we head away from the holiday season and into the new year, it is still important for us to

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It’s Not Enough


I placed a hand on Harriet Tubman’s house in Aurora, New York while thinking of the hardships her own hands

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Common Myths About Human Trafficking


Today is Labor Day: “a public holiday or day of festivities held in honor of working people, in the US

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Amy, the Dancing Abolitionist


On Saturday, Amy came to tell Justice Network about a trip we supported her on that she took to Mexico.

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Upcoming Meeting with a Presentation from Amy about Reintegra


Amy has a warm smile and a kind heart filled with love for those who have suffered oppression of modern-day

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Fair Trade Seafood


Slavery in the fishing industry has been in the news for the past three years, when it was exposed that

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It Started With A Dream


To hear the story of the birth of Justice Network, please listen to the interview with Susan Panzica and Chicken

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2018 Global Slavery Index Findings


One of the best ways to find out how bad modern slavery is and how much work is being done

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Food Truck Event Recap


We’re giving a great whopping thank you to everyone who came to our food truck event this past Saturday!  600

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Made in China


“Made In China.” We see these words stamped into many of the products we buy here in the United States.

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Trafficking in Persons 2018 Report Summary


The new Trafficking in Persons Report was released by the US Department of State a few days ago.  It is

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Food Truck Festival for Justice


Our next event is coming around the corner. The money raised from the event will be going to the Beauty

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Justice at the Border


Justice Network has never talked about border issues because they are different from the modern day slavery issues we focus

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Historic Abolitionist: Hannah More


Slavery, A Poem EXTRACT 1 I see, by more than Fancy’s mirrow shewn, The burning village, and the blazing town:

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How can parents use CODEWORDS to protect their kids?


Having worked personally for over 5 years in the fight against human trafficking and sexual exploitation, I can tell you

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Who is at Risk for Being Trafficked?


As we have discussed in many of our posts, it is entirely possible for anyone to become a victim of

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When Love is the Way


On May 19, many Americans went all out celebrating Great Britain’s royal wedding of Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex,

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Featured Organization: Dreamcatchers


Dreamcatchers founder Dawne Lomangino-DiMauro recently won the National Crime Victims Rights Award. This short video shows the work of Dreamcatchers. 

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The Anatomy of Victim Blaming


A key component to understanding the plight of victims of Human Trafficking is understanding victim blaming. It is defined as

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Event Recap: Trades of Hope & Bethany Christian Services


On Thursday night, Justice Network hosted an event featuring presentations from Michelle Lazor from Trades of Hope and Yesenia Fermin

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Upcoming S.O.A.P. Events


Human trafficking survivor Theresa Flores will be speaking at the next two S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents Against Prostitution) events hosted

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SESTA & Backpage News


President Trump signed a legislation of SESTA/FOSTA with human trafficking survivors standing around him.  Some of these were the young

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Upcoming Event: Trades of Hope Party


About the Event: Michelle Lazor will be presenting Trades of Hope to those who come to the event.  You can

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


The past year has seen great strides made in awareness of sexual assault. From #MeToo to the Olympics, we’ve seen

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What Does a Trafficker Look Like?


A seedy looking man with a rough, scruffy face and dim, squinted eyes walks past you on the sidewalk. His

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Massage Parlor Trafficking


People within our own country have gone to school to learn proper massage techniques and receive jobs at massage parlors

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Baby Selling


My research on this issue began a few weeks ago when I came across a news article about a Japanese millionaire

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Update on the SESTA Bill


We know it only took about three minutes of your time to make calls to representatives and senators, but it

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Immediate Need for the SESTA bill!


On Tuesday, February 27th, Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), which is now part of the House bill, will be

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Atlanta Monster


Podcasts are a great way to listen to stories or to learn information and feel like you are listening to

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Sports and Human Trafficking


Since the indefensible acts of Larry Nassar have come to light, sexual abuse within sports has become a hot topic.

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High School Winter Gala for Justice!


This event is going to be so much for fun high school students.  It is located in Mahwah, NJ and

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Liberator Awards Celebration


Justice Network and co-founder Susan Panzica truly felt honored at the Liberator Awards Celebration put on through the New Jersey

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2018 Human Trafficking Virtual Summit


By Presidential Proclamation, January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month in the US with January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

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Ripe to Do Right


We put together this quotable image that we hope you will share with others.  It is a quote from Martin

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Events


It is January already!  What a great time to spread awareness around social media about what is going on in

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Make One More End-of-the-Year Donation to Justice Network!


We are a Non-profit modern-day abolitionist organization! Every one involved — from the founders and directors to the communications team

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1800s Abolitionists’ Christmas Story


Christmas was known for its brawls and drunkenness until the 1830s.  Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison made an interracial anti-slavery movement

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Fair Trade Grocery Chocolate


Consumers are speaking up about their desire in having Fair Trade chocolate and goods ready-available in their favorite supermarket.  We

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Why Ethical Consumerism is Critical for Abolitionists (Podcast)


Our very own Victoria Tiedemann hosts a regular podcast with her husband, Rob. They call it “Simply Us” — which

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Event Recap: Tackle the Trafficking 2017


We love that there are so many men bonding together over a sport they love while raising money to fight

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Justice Rocks 3 Recap!


Our favorite event of the year has just passed, but we are left with stories shared with us of the

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Tackle The Trafficking


Justice Rocks 3 was a huge success this weekend! We’ll be sharing a re-cap of that event next week. Right

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Labor Trafficked Conjoined Twins


The documentary “Bound by Flesh” is all about the conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton who were vaudeville sensations in

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Important Call to ACTION!


It’s time to act! Call your representatives to vote #YesToSESTA to stand with survivors of #humantrafficking.

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Mark Your Calendars! Justice Rocks 3: Fair Trade and Coffee House


We are so excited about our third annual Justice Rocks event! You won’t want to miss it. mark your calendars.

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What if our approach to poverty is broken?


We know that poverty is a fueling factor within the problem of human trafficking. Those who need money will sell

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#MeToo : The Epidemic of Sexual Assault


Sometimes others say what you mean before you get a chance to put words in place. Such is the case

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Big Opportunities Coming Up!


There is a LOT going on in the coming weeks in abolition and justice efforts. So many ways for YOU

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Memorial to Peace and Justice


George Santayana, philosopher and writer, is the first credited with saying: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to

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Atiak Massacre and the LRA


The memories of the Columbine High School shootings are still rich and painful in many of those who lived to

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The Handmaid’s Tale and Human Trafficking


“The Handmaid’s Tale” dominated The Emmys last night. Hulu received 18 nominations this year, 13 of which were for this

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New Jersey Ethical Cafes


Who can’t survive a morning without a cup of coffee? Some of us are running around our homes getting ready

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Labor Day


This Labor Day, remember that there is an estimate of 57,700 people enslaved within US borders!  However, there is also

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Hero Spotlight: Robin Chaurasiya


Robin Chaurasiya, an Indian-American woman, founded the Kranti School in India.  She grew up in a home in the US

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Bitcoin is Fighting Sex Trafficking


Bitcoin and other internet currencies are used throughout the world.  It is a great way to make investments and is

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Confronting Racism with Small Great Things


“They’re not like us. They’re more animal than human.” I sat on the floor, playing Barbies on a shag carpet

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Can We Talk?


“I really like your shoes.” The young woman startled me as we waited in line for the ladies room. We

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When Your Heart is Bursting


When I first learned about human trafficking a decade ago, it stirred my world completely.  I got sucked into learning

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I Am Jane Doe Movie Event Review


Over 150 people attended the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking’s screening of the film, I am Jane Doe, in

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Fair Trade Summer Fun with Imagine Childhood


While children are growing up, they love to go to toy stores and pick out their favorite toys that they

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Vulnerable Teens Trafficked Sexually Online


In the news each week, there are dozens of arrest cases that state that runaways or other teens are lured

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Freedom? Are we really living in the Land of the Free?


“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, Apr. 6,

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Where All the Strings Entwine: A Testimony from Our Co-Founder


by co-founder Tanya Dennis Someone once told me that I’m like a kite blowing a different direction every time the

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2017 Ethical Fashion Report Overview


An 85 page report by Baptist World Aid Australia came out to guide consumers into understanding the ethical sourcing or

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Reps for Rescue


Gary Haugen, the Founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, stays fit.  He is encouraging CrossFits across the nation to

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Homeless Youth Involved in Human Trafficking


Loyola University in New Orleans and the Modern Day Slavery Research Project that is a part of Loyola University were

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Commodity Atlas by Verité


Verité has been working towards ending labor trafficking in the world since 1995.  They are a non-profit independent organization that

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S.O.A.P. Up with Theresa Flores


On the afternoon of Sunday, May 21, the S.O.A.P. outreach event took place in Cherry Hill, NJ, hosted by the New

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Heather Coffman’s Story


A mother, Alecia Roberts, reflects on the memory of her beautiful daughter Heather, who’s life was cut short from drug

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Sex Trafficking Survivor Theresa Flores and the SOAP UP Event


When Theresa Flores was a teenager in the 1980s, her family moved to Detroit, Michigan. She was attracted to a

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Overcoming Darkness in Nepal


Justice Network partners with a private anti-trafficking organization located in the outskirts of Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu. This Nepali

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Grove & Bay


Grove & Bay, located in Bloomfield, NJ, officially released their website and products in March, 2017!  Their mission is to

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Polaris’ Typology of Modern Slavery


With the hard work that Polaris has put into fighting various forms of slavery within the country by receiving calls

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Student Events to Raise Human Trafficking Awareness


Student Events to Raise Human Trafficking Awareness #studentleadership #bethechange #justicenetwork #njcaht

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#GiveBackMothersDay Campaign


[vimeo 209408085 w=640 h=640] Justice Network has partnered with Restore NYC in their work and through our Clothed with Strength

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Resources to Help You as an Abolitionist


We have great extensive lists of resources on our website! Please forward this post on your social media sites and

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Building an Awareness About Child Predators and Child Traffickers


Child predators are all around us.  Many have not been caught and can seem like the kindest people who will

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Priceless Event Review


The movie Priceless was shown at Cedarhill Christian Reformed Church on Friday night.  Roy Heerema, one of Justice Network’s members

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International Women’s Day


Women around the world are suffering to provide for their families.  Out of desperation, they will sell their children in

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My Freedom Day – For Students


If you are a student of the age of 13 and older, CNN wants you to show them what freedom

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Movie Event: Priceless – March 10


Please RSVP and invite your friends using our Facebook event page so we can get an idea of how many

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Justice at the IF:Gathering


On February 3rd and 4th, thousands of women around the globe had a shared experience in the IF:Gathering. This is

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Regional Summit Recap


On Friday, Jan. 27, Justice Network participated in the Human Trafficking Regional Summit at Mountaintop Church in Mt. Olive. Sponsored

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Hero Spotlight: Anuradha Koirala


“Just imagine what would happen if your daughter was standing there. What would you do, how would you fight? So

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HT Challenge 2017


Large sporting events and conventions draw in a higher risk and chance for sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.  The HT

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It Could Be Me Campaign 2017


In partnership with Love True and in the continuation 0f Human Trafficking Awareness Month, we are glad to talk about

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