These are not easy days for those who want to minister to and help restore survivors of human trafficking. The anti-trafficking movement is in its infancy and with that comes a host of problems. Awareness is one. The public is only beginning to learn what human trafficking is and that it may be present in their neighborhood.
Maira Alejandra It’s been almost two years since the onset of the largest Ebola outbreak in history. The World Health Organization reports there have been a total of 28,476 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of the virus in West Africa, with 11,298 deaths to date.
Some weeks, I confess, feel rather slow in the newsroom. But this week was chock full of news happenings and next week, with the Pope’s visit, promises to be busy as well. Here’s a few thoughts on the news behind the news of the week—and what to look for next week.
Maira Alejandra Hispanic churches across the United States are making sure students are ready for the new school year. They’re celebrating “Education Sunday” on Sept. 6. The annual event, hosted by the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, takes place the first Sunday of September to encourage churches to play an active role in the education of the students in their congregations and communities.
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