Ruth Jacobs’ interview with Michelle Sweeney, anti-human trafficking activist, gives us a roadmap for becoming activists against human trafficking and sex slavery.
How did you become involved in the movement against human trafficking?
I was listening to a late night radio show one night in November 2011. I had never heard of human trafficking before and as I listened to the content of the show, I quickly found out that not only did human trafficking happen in our world today but that it happened in the city I lived in. As I continued to listen to the show, they explained how everyday people could help in this area by raising awareness in their communities.
That was it, in that moment, I was convicted that I should be doing something about this but not really knowing where to start, I decided to look it up on the internet and do some reading on it.
A couple of days later, I decided to start a petition asking for greater preventative measures to be put…
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