This weekend is packed with events in the Bay Area to learn more about modern slavery, get better equipped as abolitionists, and contribute to anti-trafficking organizations.
The Annual BASS Church Workers Convention has general sessions, mini concerts, an exposition hall, and over 200 workshops in Castro Valley this weekend. Two of those workshops are about fighting slavery.
New Day for Children’s Kathy Wilson and Red Window Project’s Anna Beard will be presenting “Why Your Church Should be Involved in the Human Trafficking Battle” on March 8 at 3 p.m. On March 9. Wilson will be conducting a workshop entitled “How to be Involved in the Human Trafficking Battle.” Register here.
New Day for Children also has a benefit dinner Sunday, March 11, at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum. Attendees will be treated to a private viewing of the renowned car collection before dinner with keynote speaker Dr. Dawn Lindholm, New Day for Children’s new executive director. New Day for Children is a northern California residential aftercare program for American girls who are victims of child sex trafficking. Register here.
The 24 Hour Justice Experience invites high school students to spend 24 hours starting March 8 at 5 p.m. learning about human trafficking, discovering how to fight it, and raising money to support organizations serving victims. Conducted at Centerville Presbyterian Church in Fremont, the hosts invite youth to seek justice and save lives. Registration here.
Red Window Project, which specializes in preventing re-trafficking through economic self-sufficiency, is conducting a briefing at Cornerstone Fellowship church in Livermore March 10 from 11 a.m. to noon. They will review “how God is transforming lives” and are inviting people to to join them in making dreams come true for those harmed by the brutality of slavery. Information here.