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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Disturbing Link Between Foster Children and Sex Trafficking

The Disturbing Link Between Foster Children and Sex Trafficking

“As Executive Director of The Justice Project I am often asked why we focus so much of our resources and energy on the plight of Foster Children. After you read this, I believe you will understand how vital this focus is and how great the need.” – Noah benShea Stopping the Foster Care to Child Trafficking Pipeline By Malika Saada Saar Become a fan Director, Rights4Girls; Special Counsel on Human Rights…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Anti-Semitism is once again on the march in Europe

Anti-Semitism is once again on the march in Europe

    By Richard Cohen Opinion writer February 2 The title of my recently published book is “Israel: Is It Good for the Jews?” When I started writing it, I did not know how I was going to answer that question. The more I delved into the subject, the more I read and did research, the more I concluded that the answer is yes. The recent events in Paris make…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Climate Justice: A Fight for Equal Opportunity

Climate Justice: A Fight for Equal Opportunity

By Gina McCarthy and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. (Cross-posted from EPAConnect) Fifty years ago, Americans facing racial injustice marched the 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to protest discriminatory voting laws.  It was a watershed moment in the Civil Rights Movement, influencing the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and forever redefining and improving our cherished values of freedom and fairness.  February marks Black History Month—a time to reflect…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous

Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous

Je Suis Attentionee Je Suis Charlie Je Suis Muslim Je Suis Juif Je Suis Chretien Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous I Am Caring I Am Charlie I Am Muslim I Am Jewish I Am Christian I Am Justice For All Noah benShea Executive Director

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA Giving

CASA Giving

There are many people for which this holiday season will be full of family, fireplaces, warm hugs and overflow of gifts. But many are not so fortunate. When we started to think of how we could make a difference this holiday season our minds turned to the kids at CASA, where many kids are being shuttled from place to place with no real house to call home.   So this…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA = Caring

CASA = Caring

This past weekend I travelled to Indianapolis, Indiana to give the keynote address to a statewide meeting of 600 CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers. The title of my talk was: “Of All The Things You Can Make In Life, Remember You Make A Difference.” I was well prepared for my presentation, but I was not prepared for the no frills, no nonsense, not just another charity luncheon difference the…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | #NotInMyName

#NotInMyName

Social media is used these days for everything from selling razors to spreading the word about the latest iPhone. But what we really love to see social media used for is social good. Social media has shown that it has the capacity to provide a common experience to many people in a short amount of time, and for them to share their passion about the experience at lightening speed. We…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Executive Director Noah benShea Keynote at Annual CASA Conference

Executive Director Noah benShea Keynote at Annual CASA Conference

Our Executive Director Noah benShea has been asked to be the Keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Indiana GAL/CASA State Conference being held at the Indianapolis Wyndham West on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  The daylong event will cover several topics, including advocacy for foster children with special needs, education and training vouchers for older youth, and post-traumatic stress syndrome. The Indiana State Office of GAL/CASA is pleased to announce that the…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Compassion Patrol

Compassion Patrol

Com·pas·sion – noun: sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. When you think of the word “compassion” it might conjure up images of children, or animals, or maybe even survivors in one way or another. But what about a task force of people whose sole job it is to offer compassion to others? That’s exactly what is happening on the UCSB campus, a Compassion Patrol created by the…

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