New Website

Please visit www.UOSlaveryStillExists.org, our new website.

Special thanks to Tess Jewell-Larsen for making it.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday night was amazing; a special thanks to our guest speakers Ron Clark and Kalani Culley.

And there’s more to come!

Wednesday, May 11th:

Half the Sky:  “The Greatest Unexploited Resource in the World Today Isn’t Oil or Gold or Wind.  It’s Women.”

Join Slavery Still Exists in attending the lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Sheryl WuDunn, the co-author of the book Half the Sky:  Turning Oppression in to Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

A free event, it will be held on Wednesday, May 11th at 7 pm in the EMU Ballroom.

Thursday, May 12th:

“Survivor Night & Candle Vigil”
7:30 pm, Columbia Hall, Room 150 

Jessica Richardson was once a victim of human trafficking and now shares her story of victory.
“Even as I was trafficked I could not see that I was a victim,” she says.  “It is time to remove these blinders and take action to bring freedom to those who are still enslaved.”

Join us afterward her speech for a short candle vigil.

 Friday, May 13th:

“Slavery Unplugged Benefit Concert”
7-p pm, Cosmic Pizza

Come to an awareness concert to celebrate the progress being made to end modern-day slavery.  Featuring:  Mind the Gap, Olivia Awbrey, Orion, and Amanda McCombs.

Concert TBA

Unfortunately, Cosmic Pizza is no longer an available venue.  So please look out for an updated time and venue for “Slavery Unplugged” our free benefit concert.

Slavery Still Exists’ advocacy weeks are beginning!  Check out the poster below, and join us!

Weekly Meetings

Weekly meetings this term take place every Thursday at 4 pm in Peterson 107.
See you there!

Spring Break Time

SSE is taking an extended Spring Break!  There will be no meeting this week, or the following weeks until Thursday, March 31st.  Yep, we’re moving our meeting time to Thursdays at 4 pm.

But while we’re at it, don’t forget that today is the deadline to submit a design for this year’s t-shirt!  E-mail Eddie your design ideas at edwin at uoregon dot edu.

See ya’ll next term!