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Author Pam Strickland

Pam Strickland is the founder of Eastern North Carolina Stop Human Trafficking Now. She is a member of Oakmont Baptist Church in Greenville, North Carolina.

Most of us think child labor trafficking happens in third-world countries. That’s true but it also happens in the U.S., so we need to be aware of situations that don’t “feel right” and report them. Here are 3 steps you can take. […] Read More

You’re a nice person and a good Christian. You read a verse like James 5:1-6 condemning those who “failed to pay workers” while living in “luxury and self-indulgence” and breathe a sigh of relief. “Thank goodness I’ve never exploited workers who didn’t receive payment or any of that other stuff,” you think. You know horrible […] Read More

It’s a women’s issue. It happens “over there.” I can’t do anything about it. It doesn’t happen here. Have you had one of these thoughts about human trafficking? Perhaps as you were trying to justify your lack of action or perhaps even your participation in this crime? It’s pretty hard to wrap your mind around […] Read More