Freedom walk for the oppressed and enslaved

KNOXVILLE – Oct. 15, 8:30-10:30 a.m. A21 will hold the 3rd annual Walk for Freedom in downtown Knoxville, starting at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.

#WalkForFreedom is a global event to raise awareness and funds for the fight against human trafficking.

screen-shot-2016-10-09-at-4-50-54-pmA21 is a non-profit that organizes yearly walks all around the globe to shed light on the issue of human trafficking, and raise funds to rescue and restore lives.

This year the walk will take place in more than 250 locations around the world.

Participants can sign up to walk as an individual or with a team. There is no cost to sign up.

When you sign up, a fundraising page is created for you to promote the walk and gather funds for the cause.

A21 walks for children like Nina, who was only 7 years old when she was sold into prostitution by her parents in Thailand.
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Making the decision, this year, to fundraise in your local community has the power to save the lives of human trafficking victims all over the world.

A21 believes that together, modern-day slavery can be abolished.

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They ask that you join the movement to bring freedom to men, women, and children on every continent.
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Students who are interested in signing up can visit A21.org/walk. Or sign up with the Johnson University team to help us reach our goal of $250.
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Students who are interested or who have any questions should contact Ariel Porter at ariel.porter@johnsonu.edu

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