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Shine a light on modern day slavery: Lisa Kristine at TEDxOrangeCoast

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently [...]

By |2017-01-17T14:38:17-07:00November 6th, 2013|Press & Media, Videos|Comments Off on Shine a light on modern day slavery: Lisa Kristine at TEDxOrangeCoast

2 anti-slavery activists meet in Orlando to highlight mission

A year ago, a photograph of two child slaves in Nepal carrying stone blocks on their backs had troubled an 8-year-old girl, Vivienne Harr. The California girl thought about those boys, two brothers enslaved in the Himalayas, who were her own age. Their plight moved her to start a lemonade stand and raise money to [...]

By |2017-01-17T14:38:18-07:00May 27th, 2013|Featured, Press & Media|Comments Off on 2 anti-slavery activists meet in Orlando to highlight mission

Lisa Kristine on National Geographic Weekend

NG Weekend Show #1247 – Air Date: November 18 This week on National Geographic Weekend, join host Boyd Matson speaking with Lisa Kristine. It may be shocking to many Americans that the Civil War did not, in fact, totally stamp out human slavery in the United States. Photographer and human trafficking activist Lisa Kristine went to [...]

By |2015-11-25T16:04:42-07:00February 12th, 2013|Featured, Press & Media|Comments Off on Lisa Kristine on National Geographic Weekend

Lisa Kristine Video on Reuters AlertNet

Slavery is illegal everywhere, yet it occurs nearly everywhere There are 27 million slaves in the world today - that's more than double the number of people taken from Africa during the entire transatlantic slave trade. Lisa Kristine, a U.S.-based photographer, has documented modern-day slavery in more than 100 countries on six continents for the [...]

By |2017-01-17T14:38:18-07:00February 11th, 2013|Featured, Press & Media, Videos|Comments Off on Lisa Kristine Video on Reuters AlertNet

The Atlantic: Slavery Still Exists

  It was 130 degrees when I was first introduced to the brick kilns of Nepal. In these severe temperatures, men, women, and children -- whole families, in fact -- were surrounded by a dense cloud of dust while mechanically stacking bricks on their heads, carrying them, 18 at a time, from the scorching kilns [...]

By |2017-01-17T14:38:18-07:00February 10th, 2013|Featured, Press & Media|Comments Off on The Atlantic: Slavery Still Exists