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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - January 11th

Join TheArchive as we put a thoughtful and intentional lens towards Slavery & Human Trafficking Awareness all month long, but especially today, as January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day here in the United States. Each year, the US Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the US Department of State, seeks to bring awareness to the morally reprehensible crime of Human Trafficking with the #WearBlue Campaign, which invites the public to wear anything blue & tag themselves with #WearBlue on Instagram, X, or Facebook. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken put the gravity of this worldwide problem into perspective with this statement, "Human Trafficking is a crime that deprives millions of people of their dignity and freedom. An estimated 27.6 million are currently victims of trafficking worldwide, and sadly, many of them are often hidden right in front of us. To properly tackle this crime, it will take a commitment from each of us to end human t