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January: Human Trafficking Prevention Month

New Friends New Life staff, board members, and supporters met with Governor Greg Abbott in Austin to advocate for laws against human trafficking in Texas.


This January marks Texas’s first human trafficking prevention month officially mandated by state law. Thanks to bill authors Representatives Tan Parker, Morgan Meyer and John Frullo, Texas House Bill 2290 was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott on June 17, 2015. This important bill increases education and awareness of this horrific crime in Texas, which ranks second in the country for the most calls to the human trafficking hotline. New Friends New Life is grateful for the opportunity to have worked with policymakers and community advocates who are willing to stand up and give a voice to the voiceless. 

Join New Friends New Life this month in raising awareness of human trafficking in your communities and circles of influence. Follow New Friends New Life on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up-to-date on issues related to human trafficking and how you can help make a difference in the lives of formerly trafficked women and children.

New Friends New Life WINGS Luncheon with Amal Clooney –
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Join human rights attorney and advocate Amal Clooney for her first trip to Dallas to keynote the New Friends New Life 13th Annual WINGS Luncheon on April 14, 2016 with Honorary Chairs Laura Bush, Ruth Altshuler, Caren Prothro and Annette Simmons, as well as Event Chair, The Honorable Jeanne Johnson Phillips. 

Proceeds benefit formerly trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children. Your support says: Not Our Children! Not Our City! 

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Monthly Prayer Focus

During Human Trafficking Prevention Month, please join New Friends New Life staff in praying for complete restoration and healing for the victims of human trafficking. Pray that justice will be brought against traffickers. Pray for those fighting on the frontlines of this horrific crime, such as law enforcement, legislators, case workers and counselors. 

Our Mission

New Friends New Life restores and empowers formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children.
 
By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and their children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty and limited opportunities.
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