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Taiwan Excellence has officially announced their “Sharing is Caring, Taiwan Excellence” global charity campaign. Individuals, NGOs, and social organizations worldwide are being sought to display their creative and imaginative ways to make a difference in our world.
Social Concerns, Environmental Protection, and Corporate Governance are three themes for this year’s corporate social responsibility…
If you read the post of August 3, 2021 — “You can help these victims without leaving home”, you’ll recall that I asked you to write your senators asking for passage of S2040 — the bill that prohibits a consumer reporting agency from reporting adverse credit information about a consumer that is the result of severe human trafficking.
There were links there to help you find and send a note to each of your two senators.
Well, for those who didn’t, or for those outside the State of Ohio, here’s what I heard back from Senator Sherrod Brown (D):
How do you describe the sensation of turning on a powerful laptop? How do you describe the joy of not waiting for graphics to load? How do you describe the exhilaration of watching your videos render four times as fast as ever before?
I’ve been using the ThinkPad X1 Extreme for about a month now, and DAMN, it’s nice. This particular machine features an OLED 15.6" 4K touch screen which is beautiful; a 1 terabyte solid-state disk drive (SSD) which is blazing fast; 32MB of DDR4 2933MHz RAM which will easily run any program I have; and the typical ThinkPad…
I’m sitting here banging away on my keyboard and hearing the click-clack of the keys — a sound I guess I haven’t heard for decades. It’s quite the moment, with thoughts of Ernest Hemmingway hearing the same sounds years ago as he pounded out The Old Man and the Sea.
Just one of the differences, however, is I’ll bet his keyboard never lit up while he was typing as mine is doing now. Not that I’ve got blazing speed, but rather, because I’m typing on the KnewKey Rymek Retro Mechanical keyboard.
In a rare turn of events, a former strip club in the city of San Diego is being remodeled into the San Diego Freedom Center — a non-profit center serving sex trafficking victims. Doesn’t that just smack of wonderful irony?
In reporting by Dave Schwab on sdnews.com, the center will be a clearinghouse for victims to receive information and assistance with housing, counseling, educational opportunities, and job placement.
Work is scheduled to be done by fall of 2022 according to Kristen Zimmerman, executive director of the center.
“As a nonprofit, the center is compelled by the belief that…
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Some of our readers asked about additional organizations that are focused on helping trafficking victims in Canada. One of the leaders there seems to be Ally Global. They actually have a larger footprint, actively working also in Cambodia, Nepal, and Laos.
Here are some of their activities in Canada:
In a show of combined action, 286 human traffickers and human smugglers have been arrested across the globe in just a five-day period (July 5–9). The operation was coordinated by INTERPOL and was reported by Homeland Security Today.US ( https://www.hstoday.us/)
On their website, they reported the following:
Law enforcement officials from 47 countries participated in Operation Liberterra (July 5–9), carrying out some 500,000 inspections at checkpoints and airports as well as at hotspots identified through intelligence and investigations.
Authorities rescued some 430 human trafficking victims and identified 4,000 irregular migrants originating from 74 different countries. …
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