STF on Fox 19 Morning News
Stop Traffick Fashion was recently featured on the Fox 19 morning news in Cincinnati! We’d like to thank Maija Zummo with Her Cincinnati magazine and Sheila Gray with Fox 19 for having us on to talk about Stop Traffick Fashion and ethical fashion. Check out the video and share it with your friends – it’s a great overview of our mission and we also preview some of our new products coming out in October!
STF Featured on Trendhunter
Thanks to Trendhunter.com and Socialbusiness.org for featuring Stop Traffick Fashion and an interview with me! Trendhunter covers trends across a huge array of topics and Socialbusiness.org compiles all those related to social enterprises. Do you have any of your own favorite social enterprises? Leave a comment on this post, we’d love to hear from you so we can encourage support of other social enterprises and spread the word. Here are a couple of the Q&As from their article about STF: 1. How did the idea for the business model come about? Stop Traffick Fashion is part of my abolitionist journey.Read more
STF Featured on Cincy Chic
We’re excited to be featured in this week’s edition of CIncy Chic. Thanks to Amy Scalia for the article. Check it out to see some of my favorite items, and you can watch the video below! Cincy Chic: Stop Traffick Fashion from Cincy Chic on Vimeo.
STF Featured in Reject Apathy!
Reject Apathy is an online magazine all about social justice, from the publishers of Relevant Magazine. At RELEVANT, we’ve recognized the movement of a generation restless to change the world. A generation anxious to use the abundance God has blessed them with to be a blessing to others. RejectApathy.com was borne out of that desire—a desire to live out true compassion and to embrace justice the right way. Reject Apathy is a voice for the movement—a place where like-minded world-changers can connect, dialogue and challenge one another as we work to affect change locally and globally. It’s a great siteRead more
Best Easy Way to Help End Human Trafficking
That’s us! CityBeat—Cincinnati’s go-to guide for the best in music, food, the arts, and more—picked Stop Traffick Fashion as the “Best Easy Way to Help End Human Trafficking.” Thanks! That’s right, being an everyday abolitionist is catching on. Note: The article lists an address for the STF Shop, but that’s an error; right now we’re only online and at special events.
Disposable People: The New Slavery
I’ve begun reading Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy by Kevin Bales. Bales is a social researcher who became interested in human trafficking in the 1980s. His goal through his research and this book (published in 1999) is to understand what’s driving slavery today so that it can be stopped. He gives a comprehensive, analytical breakdown of the causes and effects of slavery today and how it differs from slavery in the past. He examines the economic impact of slavery, because at its core, human trafficking is about money. So far I’ve read the first chapter, which givesRead more