Salvation Army 2022 human trafficking report reflects increased awareness in Western Territory
Thirteen anti-trafficking programs served 443 survivors. The Salvation Army across the Western U.S. received a 385 percent increase in human trafficking referrals in 2022. Referrals jumped to 1,020 instances from 210 the year prior, according to the Army’s annual impact report summarizing
Salvation Army’s anti-human trafficking report evidences impact in Western U.S.
The Salvation Army Western Territory is continuing its fight against human trafficking, releasing its 2021 Annual Impact Report for its efforts in the Western U.S. The report identifies the Army’s efforts and illuminates the larger need for engaging Salvationists and
This is the nudge you need to lift up the marginalized and fight injustice
When we look at the way in which Jesus dealt with injustices in his time, he didn’t go with the flow or attempt in any way to blend into society. We can learn firsthand from him how God calls us
Justice: On Earth as it is in heaven
By Janet Munn, Colonel– Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven (Matthew 6:10). For several years I lived in an international community, sharing daily life together for eight weeks with Christian leaders from many countries. During that
From equality to equity: The Salvation Army’s dream this International Day of the Girl
The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) hosts its first International Day of the Girl event. Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl, themed BE BOLD: From Equality to Equity. The observance—enacted by the United Nations—has taken place
General Calls Salvation Army to Prayer Against Injustice to Women
General Brian Peddle has issued a global call to pray for women and girls in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which identified 12 critical areas of concern for women and
The truth about human trafficking: 10 things you didn’t know
It’s safe to say most people have heard of human trafficking. Perhaps you’ve learned about it through social media, at church or even reading through this very magazine. And while it’s an exciting time in the anti-trafficking movement due to
10 ways you can fight human trafficking
When I first began to learn about human trafficking while I was in college—more than 10 years ago now—I was convicted of two things. First, I knew that this industry that exploits men, women and children needed to be stopped.
Salvation Army adopts new strategy in Yuma amid drop in asylum seekers
The organization sheltered more than 5,300 individuals in its 24-hour shelter from March to July. A dwindling number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the Yuma area has prompted The Salvation Army to close its 24-hour shelter for
5 problems facing seniors this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Older Adults are the world’s fastest growing population. By 2030, there will be twice as many Americans over the age of 65 as there were in 2000. But are there twice as many services to keep up with the pace?
Salvation Army helps raise Pohnpei’s age of consent
New age of consent, 18, becomes law. By Karen Gleason - Legislation to raise the age of consent in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, recently became law, thanks in large part to the perseverance of Captain Taylor Santos, Kolonia (Pohnpei) Corps Officer. The
First Justice Immersion Service Corps team heads to Greece
Territorial Youth Department and SA Justice offered 10-day service trip to team of six. By Priscilla Santos - After 16 hours of traveling, the six of us who made up the Service Corps Justice Immersion team arrived in Athens, Greece, the cradle