6657 Sunset Blvd
WHAT:The Southern California Partners for Global Justice (SCPGJ) and other community groups are hosting the annual LA Freedom Walk. This family-oriented call to action honors National Human Trafficking Awareness month (January) and raises awareness about human trafficking in Los Angeles and around the world. Every participant will receive a free t-shirt to commemorate the action. After hearing from a survivor speaker, the group will raise awareness along a 1-mile walk. The route begins and ends in front of Blessed Sacrament Church and will take approximately one hour.
Click here to sign up for the walk.
Limited parking is available in the lot behind the church for $5. Participants are encouraged to find street parking.
WHO: Survivor Speaker, High School Advocates, and Heather Bland (CEO, My Refuge House), will speak. About 150 people are expected.
INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:Prior to the walk, advocates will be available to speak about human trafficking, survivor advocacy, what supports are available to survivors and what the general public can do to help.
ABOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PARTNERS FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE (SCPGJ): A coalition of religious communities, organizations, and agencies supporting each other to address issues of global injustice. The coalition collaborates and networks to educate, advocate, and take action on issues and situations that deny the human rights and dignity of all people.