Evelyn Chumbow 

(06/23/13) The Washington Times: Interview with Survivor Advocate Evelyn Chumbow 

(10/3/12) Freedom Network: Survivor-Advocate Evelyn Chumbow Speaks at DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk

(06/23/11) CNN: She was a Modern Day Slave in the US at Age 9 

(06/02/10) ABC 2 News: CCBC Student Graduates and Overcomes Adversity 

(05/01/07) ABC News: The Life of a Slave in the US

Ima Matul

(1/27/14) Free the Slaves Blog: Slavery Survivors Brief US Senate

(11/25/13) CNN Money: I was a Modern-Day Slave in America

(10/31/13) Ima speaks out about human trafficking at Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility’s event

(4/2/13) US News and World Report: Modern Slavery Emerges From the Shadows

(3/15/13) The Tidings: A Former Modern Day Slave in LA Tells Her Story

(2/20/13) Ima talks with Freedom and Fashion

(1/17/13) CNN: Trafficking Survivor: It’s Time to Help Others

(10/8/12) Freedom Network: Ima recognized by Barack Obama at Clinton Global Initiative 

(9/27/12): CAST LA Celebrates the Presidential Attention for Ima

(9/4/12) The Washington Times: Trafficked for slave labor, Ima Matul survived with CAST

(9/27/12) The Daily Beast: Hope Drives Survivor Lauded by Obama

James Kofi Annan

(1/27/14) Free the Slaves Blog: Slavery Survivors Brief US Senate

(10/18/13) Challenging Heights: James Kofi Annan wins the World Children’s Prize

(10/17/13) Ghana Web: Child Rights Activist, Kofi Annan Wins International Award

(10/15/13) Free the Slaves Blog: FTS Frontline Partner Receives 2013 World’s Children’s Prize

(9/13/13) The Guardian: Turning around the life of a child slave

(8/16/13) World’s Children Prize: Kandidat Til World’s Children’s Prize 2013

(3/17/13) Ghana News Agency: Former Child Slave Nominated for World Children Prize

(10/17/12) The Daily Nebraskan: James Kofi Annan Speaks out Against Trafficking in Ghana at Annual Conference

(11/17/11) Front Line Defenders: James Kofi Annan Promo

(11/2/11) Grinell College: Passion, Commitment, and Innovation

(10/27/11) Hovde Foundation: James Kofi Annan Accepts $100,000 Award

(5/9/11) American Jewish World Service: James Kofi Annan on the Prevention of Child Trafficking in Ghana

(1/26/11) TedxTalks: Surviving Child Trafficking

(2011) Free the Slaves: James Kofi Annan of Challenging Heights, Ghana

(10/28/10) Loyola University New Orleans: James Kofi Annan

(6/17/10) CNN: Former Child Slave Fights to End Trafficking in Ghana

Shamere McKenzie

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(5/9/13) Blog Talk Radio: Human Trafficking – Shamere McKenzie and James Agresti 

(1/29/13) Once Sheltered: Once a Victim, Once a Survivor, Now a Liberator

(6/23/11) ABC 7 Chicago: Attorney Generals meet in Chicago to combat human trafficking

(5/31/11) ABC 7: McDonnell signs three bills to combat human trafficking, aid victim

**speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General (vid. 2: starts min 20)

Shandra Woworuntu

Watch and listen to Shandra tell her own story in the promo of “A Worthwhile Evening”

Listen to Shandra share her testimony and how individuals can become agents of change

Truth Atlas explores how Shandra is giving the gift of hope to victims of human trafficking

Click here to read Shandra’s interview at Humanity United (1/28/14)

Click here for updates about Shandra’s briefing at the U.S. Senate (1/27/14)

Click here to learn how Shandra is helping to train law enforcement (1/14/14)

Click here to see how Shandra has become a counsellor on human trafficking (1/12/14)

Click here to read Shandra recalling her own story (10/26/13)

Click Here to read Shandra’s interview on Al Jazeera (5/13/13)

Click Here to learn more of Shandra’s story and others’ in the New Haven Register (5/4/13)

Click Here to gain advice from Shandra about what victims of sex trafficking should do (1/30/13)

Stacy Jewel Lewis

(2/17/13) The Washington Times: 7 Layers Captive, A New Performance By Survivor Stacy Jewell Lewis

(6/18/12) Examiner: Stage Play Brings Stories of Modern Day Slavery to Life