365 Days: 1st Donation!

Just in time for Christmas, I put together a video documentation of the 1st donation for my 365 Day Charity Challenge project. Together, we have raised $303.25, and the money went to the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CASTLA.org). I videoed the transaction as proof that I am putting that money where I promised …

Soap Bars for Freedom

My friend Janel is involved with a few organizations that fight human trafficking in New York City. During this past year’s Super Bowl game, she helped wrap and pass out to hotels bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline printed on them (1-888-3737-888). Super Bowl games see a LOT of prostitution deals happening. …

Day 9: Trickster Queen

Day 9:  Trickster Queen Size: 3.5 x 2.5 inches / 9 x 6 cm Medium: ink and graphite pencil Available for Purchase? Purchase here 1) What inspired this piece? I’d been seeing a lot of photographers and makeup artists doing these kinds of makeup designs on models. I’ve really been admiring extensive body painting recently. I’m always amazed …

Photos of Modern Slavery and Human Survival

Sometimes it’s hard to understand that slavery still exists in our world because we don’t see it with our own eyes in our daily lives. Sometimes it’s hard to understand living as a slave when we ourselves never have, let alone imagining that our vary neighbors could be living that kind of nightmare.  A friend …

Make a Difference

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”  – Jane Goodall In the fight against Human Trafficking, there are some way YOU can make a difference. Check out the Trade of Innocents’ 31 item challenge, of things you can do to help: http://dropsection.com/downloads/challenge.pdf