World Vision Biblical Advocacy Training
Dec
3
8:15am 8:15am

World Vision Biblical Advocacy Training

This workshop is hosted by our partners, Women of Vision Austin. Learn how you can help bring lasting change to children in need by influencing U.S. policies through biblically-based advocacy.

Register by November 28th here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-vision-biblical-advocacy-training-tickets-28463111934

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The 2016 Slave-Free City Summit
Apr
22
to Apr 23

The 2016 Slave-Free City Summit

What would happen if the cities of the future were deeply and comprehensively committed to freedom? What if they were places of refuge, where traffickers couldn’t operate and where survivors of slavery could access all they need to truly heal? The Summit is the place where a growing tribe of individuals and organizations convene each year to explore questions like these.

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Amplify Freedom Kick-off Happy Hour
Mar
7
5:00pm 5:00pm

Amplify Freedom Kick-off Happy Hour

Come join us for a performance art event featuring Ryan DeSiato Music, poet Theo Love, Brooke Elise Axtell and Eden Miller. Enjoy the work of talented artists, be inspired by their commitment to this cause, connect with other local abolitionist leaders, and hear updates from Allies about our strategic programs in 2016! 

This event is free! However, a $25 or more donation to Allies Against Slavery’s Amplify Austin 2016 campaign is suggested.

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Community Meeting at in.gredients
Jan
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Community Meeting at in.gredients

Help us celebrate National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month at in.gredients on Friday, January 22nd at 6PM. 

Members from our team will be there to chat with you about our accomplishments from 2015, our vision for 2016, and we will offer a sneak peak at the SFC Summit 2016. Hope to see you there!

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6th Annual Christmas Market
Dec
5
9:00am 9:00am

6th Annual Christmas Market

Shop responsibly with us this holiday season at our free, public event! The Christmas Market features 25+ fair trade, direct trade, and social enterprise merchants who use their businesses to promote employment and well-being for people in Austin and around the world.

Our local and socially-conscious vendors offer art, jewelry, music, clothing, purses/bags, toys, cosmetics, coffee, paper goods, housewares, photo prints, and much more.

For more information, visit our web page: http://www.alliesagainstslavery.org/christmasmarket/

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Happy Hour with Alisa Jordheim
Nov
12
4:00pm 4:00pm

Happy Hour with Alisa Jordheim

Join us for Happy Hour to meet Alisa Jordheim, the executive director of Justice Society and author of Made in the USA: The Sex Trafficking of America's Children. Alisa will present and have copies of her book available to sell. Members of Allies Against Slavery, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, and Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International will be present to participate in Q&As and discussion. 

Tickets are $20 and include two drinks and appetizers. Nonprofit and government workers will receive a special $10 discount.

Purchase tickets for the event at:

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ebq4fmawab481611&oseq=&c=&ch=

 

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Allies Art Exhibition
Oct
20
to Nov 15

Allies Art Exhibition

  • Art for the People Gallery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Art for the People gallery will exhibit work in support of Slave Free City month this October. The gallery will display pieces by the Austin Chronicle's photographer Jana Birchum and journalist Lizzie Jespersen on human trafficking in Austin. You can see the show from October 20 to November 15. Come by the opening event on October 29 at Art for the People from 6:30 to 9:00 PM!

Find details at:  http://artforthepeoplegallery.com/2015/09/allies-against-slaveryfree-austin-creating-a-slave-free-city/

 

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Spirit of East Austin: Forum to create paths for equitable economic development
Sep
12
8:15am 8:15am

Spirit of East Austin: Forum to create paths for equitable economic development

  • Travis County Exposition Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Share your hopes, needs, struggles, and ideas. How might individuals, communities and local government mobilize to ensure a brighter future for all? Join your neighbors to participate in small-group problem-solving discussions.

Hosted by Mayor Steve Adler, Austin City Council, Judge Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Commissioners Court, and City Manager Marc Ott

Doors Open: 8:15 AM; Program Begins: 9:00 AM.

RSVP and more event information:
#spiritEastATX | 3-1-1 | Free parking | Supervised children's activities.

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Film Screening: 8 Days
Sep
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

Film Screening: 8 Days

Tickets can be purchased here (Please scroll down to Promiseland). Proceeds will benefit Allies Against Slavery. 

Synopsis: After sneaking to a party with her friends, sixteen year old Amber Stevens goes missing. Forced into the world of sex trafficking, her family and community fight to get her back. Inspired by actual events. So much can happen in 8 days.

This event is not hosted by Allies

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2015 HHS Cross-Systems Summit - Texas Equity Awards
Aug
20
to Aug 21

2015 HHS Cross-Systems Summit - Texas Equity Awards

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Texas Equity Awards recognize efforts to eliminate disproportionality and disparities among children, families, and disparately impacted individuals in urban, rural, and border communities in Texas. 

For more information about who is eligible and to nominate an individual or an organization, click here.  The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2015. 

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Community Meeting: Back-to-School Drive
Aug
18
6:30pm 6:30pm

Community Meeting: Back-to-School Drive

With summer drawing to a close it's time again to launch our annual Back to School Drive to collect backpacks, supplies and HEB gift cards for six children in the Survivors of Trafficking Program! See below for a list of needs from local survivors trying to get back-to-school ready!

Click here to help support survivors in the Back-to-School drive!

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Doughnuts and Deadlifts Charity Competition
Aug
15
9:00am 9:00am

Doughnuts and Deadlifts Charity Competition

Austin Performance Fitness is proud to host Doughnuts & Deadlifts, a charity event benefiting local Austin non-profit, Allies Against Slavery, whose main mission is to develop community networks that build slave-free cities.

There will be one individual deadlift event and one team deadlift event. Gourdough's Doughnuts, an Austin food institution, will be on-site providing doughnuts for competitors and spectators.

A portion of all ticket proceeds and doughnut sales will go to support the efforts of Allies Against Slavery in building a slave-free Austin. 

Tickets can be found here.

The event page can be found here.

The facebook page can be found here.

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Greenlights AustinNext
Jun
3
5:30pm 5:30pm

Greenlights AustinNext

How can social innovation close Austin's growing divide?

On June 3, join nonprofit leaders, mission-driven businesses, engaged citizens and government officials for a discussion on how to address Austin’s pressing social issues through fresh, innovative approaches.

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