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Why Juneteenth is called America’s Other Independence Day

Why Juneteenth is called America’s Other Independence Day

On June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was first passed, 250,000 slaves in Texas finally learned they were free. Juneteenth, or what many refer to as America’s other Independence Day, commemorates the…
Becoming Allies: Resources on Race and Racial Justice

Becoming Allies: Resources on Race and Racial Justice

We've compiled resources from Black leaders and community partners here, including tips for talking about race and racial justice with kids, how to practice “non-optical allyship,” and organizations like Be the Bridge, whose mission is…
Equipping Texas to Protect Freedom and Dignity with Lighthouse

Equipping Texas to Protect Freedom and Dignity with Lighthouse

Allies Against Slavery introduced Lighthouse to equip professionals with a tool to identify victims of human trafficking within vulnerable populations. Lighthouse can help identify the signs of trauma and adverse experiences that are prevalent among…
How You Can Be An Ally During COVID-19

How You Can Be An Ally During COVID-19

COVID is a rapidly evolving situation, creating uncertainty for victims and survivors of human trafficking. What we do know is that home isn’t a safe place for everyone, and many are stuck at home with…
Hope in the Midst of Crisis

Hope in the Midst of Crisis

What does it look like to hope in the midst of crisis? This is not an intellectual exercise. Hear from Allies' President & CEO on how our team is staying focused on our mission, with…