Newsletter - Justice and Peace - Human Traffickinghttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Traffickingen-us2017-11-24T08:42:31.3868362-06:00Dominican Sisters Receive North Star Awardhttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=3018/12/2014 1:00:00 PM<p align="left">On July 29, 2014, United Against Human Trafficking (UAHT), formerly Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition, held a party at O.K.R.A. Charity Bar and Grill to introduce a name change and thank their volunteers, friends and supporters.Fair Tradehttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=2996/20/2014 12:00:00 AM"Fair Trade Houston is a collaboration of local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals that want to see Houston take a stand against human trafficking and other forms of injustice in our supply chain. To make this happen we are promoting that people, businesses, and the government support and use Fair Trade products as this labeling process is currently the only way that we can be assured as consumers that the product is slave-free and respects the producer who made it.Human Trafficking and the Four Cs: Coltan and cell phoneshttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=991/20/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>This is the fourth in a series of articles addressing the Four Cs and their relationship to human trafficking: Coltan and cell phones-</p><p>We could not operate our cell phones and many other electronic gadgets without Coltan<br>There are many parts that go into these gadgets that we come to depend on to do our work, use for entertainment, etc. Everything--from the SIM card holding all of your contacts to the buttons or touch screen-is made somewhere and ten assembled to make the little thing that you use to text, surf the internet, play games and yes make phone calls.Human Trafficking and the Four Cs: Cottonhttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=10012/20/2011 12:00:00 AM<p>This is the third in a series of articles addressing the Four Cs and their relationship to human trafficking. Cotton, the touch, the feel, the fabric of slavery!<br></p><p><strong>COTTON:</strong> When we think of cotton and slavery in the same sentence, many of us think back to the pre-civil war days when slaves picked cotton in fields in the United States.Human Trafficking and the Four Cs: Coffeehttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=10111/19/2011 12:00:00 AM<p>This is the second in a series of articles that will address the Four Cs and their relationship to human trafficking (Coffee).<br></p><p><b>COFFEE: </b>How many cups of coffee did it take to wake you up this morning?&nbsp; How many cups does it take to get you through the day?&nbsp; Did you know that unless the coffee you drink is <b>Fair Trade Certified</b>, it is probably provided by tiny laboring hands of mistreated children in foreign countries?</p><p><b>Coffee is the second largest commodity</b> after oil in international commerce?&nbsp; Coffee is grown in 50 countries and provides jobs to more than 20 million people.&nbsp; Did you know that many of those <b>jobs are performed by children</b>?&nbsp; Up to <b>60% of coffee labors are children</b>, who start working when they are tall enough to reach some branches of the trees.Human Trafficking and the Four Cs: Chocolatehttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Human Trafficking&newsletterid=9410/20/2011 12:00:00 AM<p>This is the first in a series of articles that will address the Four Cs and their relationship to human trafficking (Chocolate).</p><p><b>CHOLCOLATE:&nbsp; </b>There may be a hidden ingredient in the <b>chocolate </b>brownies you just baked, the candy you will be giving away on Halloween, or the <b>chocolate</b> fudge ice cream you enjoyed recently.