On January 4, 2010, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This proclamation included a call to action, with Pres. Obama encouraging “the people of the United States to recognize the vital role we play in ending modern slavery.”
Christopher Miller, a Senior Director at the National Underground Railroad Freedom sat down with Philip Langford, President of the International Justice Mission, United States for a virtual gallery talk. Langford leads cohorts responsible for IJM’s constituent, government and institutional partnerships. He drives the core US strategies and engagements that fuel IJM’s growth around the globe. With the backdrop of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Miller and Langford discussed various topics related to modern day enslavement including the impact of the global pandemic on IJM’s efforts in combating modern-day slavery.
This program will be released on our Youtube Channel and shared via social media on January 30, 2021.