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Family Separation is Impacting Human Trafficking

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Family Separation is Impacting Human Trafficking

With all the news in the media on children being removed from their parents at the border it’s important to know how family separation is impacting human trafficking and vise versa. Before the current administration most families coming to the US for asylum or illegal entry were placed in detention centers with their families, but were often released while their cases were still pending. During this period of time children were also occasionally being separated from the adults they were crossing with. However, when an instance of separation occurred it was because the Border Control felt the adult may not...

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Fair Trade Products at Hills Alive

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Fair Trade Products at Hills Alive

This weekend we will be taking our products and stories up to Rapid City, SD for the Hills Alive music festival. We will have our very own Kairos Traders booth where we will be selling our fair trade products. Things like; bracelets, bags, totes, jewelry, and even some home decor items. We look forward to creating opportunities for folks there to be part of a larger story and to help make a difference in the issues of trafficking and exploitation. If you aren't going to the conference you can still be part of this larger story! Check out our products...

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A Weapon Against Traffickers

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A Weapon Against Traffickers

The growth of technology over the last 30 years has significantly changed human trafficking operations. While traffickers have taken advantage of the changes, people have turned it into a weapon against traffickers. The US estimates about 70 percent of people are now bought or sold online. About $45 million was generated through online human trafficking in 2013. The internet has also become a dangerous place for young people. The average entry into prostitution in the US is 14 years old. These are scary truths to face, however technology is being used to combat human trafficking. JP Morgan Chase developed an...

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Where Can I Find Ethical Merchandise?

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Where Can I Find Ethical Merchandise?

Finding merchandise that fits your company or organization's values isn't always easy. We want to make it easy for people that are asking the question "where can I find ethical merchandise?" We have partnered with Purnaa to promote their custom print gear line. They have; t-shirts, hats, beanies, drawstring backpacks, and tote bags. We want to make it easy for the company or organization that is wanting to find t-shirts that aren't slave-made. If you are looking to get t-shirts for your employees, an event, or as merchandise to sell we would love to work with you. Our minimum orders...

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Where Can I Find Ethically Made Products In Colorado Springs

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Where Can I Find Ethically Made Products In Colorado Springs

  Where can I find ethically made products in Colorado Springs? If this is a question that you have we would love to tell you about our work. Kairos Traders is a local business partnering with ethical businesses overseas that are making high-quality, beautiful products. Each business we partner with is engaging the issue of human trafficking and exploitation. Both on the prevention side - through job creation in vulnerable communities and the restoration side - through hiring survivors. We want to be a business that does things differently, that helps connect these businesses with socially conscientious shoppers here in...

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