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Community member Meeko Israel performs two poems during Friday night’s Voices Against Human Trafficking event at the Cat in the Cream, accompanied by Mohit Dubey on guitar.

“Voices Against Human Trafficking” Combines Education, Performance

November 3, 2017

Editor’s note: This article contains discussion of human trafficking. Voices Against Human Trafficking, which combined musical and poetry performances with education about human trafficking, drew a large crowd to the Cat in the Cream for its fourth iteration last Friday night. Project Unbound, Oberlin’s anti-human trafficking advocacy group, organized the event and raised $480 in donations for the Human Trafficking Collaborative of Lorain County. Project Unbound’s work addresses an issue that has...

Project Unbound Combats Human Trafficking With Fundraiser

Brendan Eprile

October 28, 2016

Over 1,200 children have been rescued by The Human Trafficking Collaborative of Lorain County in the past 10 years. To raise money for its cause and increase awareness, student-run anti-human-trafficking organization Project Unbound’s 3rd Annual Voices Against Human Trafficking gathering will bring together various on-campus arts groups in hopes of making an impact. Tomorrow’s event, taking place at 7:30 p.m. in First Church’s Meeting Hall, seeks to accomplish its goals through the avenue of art. The evening will feature performances by OSlam, Pitch Please and The Obertones. College junior and chair of Project Unbound Sarah Blum has organized Voices Against Human Trafficking since its inception. She envisioned a...

College sophomore and Creative Writing major Zachariah Claypole-White, a member of the OSlam poetry group, delivers passionate verse. OSlam was one of many student arts collectives to lend its voice at a fundraiser to combat human trafficking last Friday.

Fundraiser Works to Increase Human Trafficking Awareness

March 6, 2015

Over 20 million people worldwide are living in slavery. Last Friday at the Cat in the Cream in “Project Unbound: Humans Against Trafficking,” several victims of the modern slave trade shared their stories. College first-year Sarah Blum organized the event, which was dedicated to raising funds and awareness about this $150 billion industry. The student group that Blum works with, Project Unbound, was created two years ago with the mission statement “Inspiring Creativity to Fight Human Trafficking...

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