U-ACT is a grassroots volunteer organization that partners with existing local and international anti-trafficking NGOs to fight human trafficking. U-ACT is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Email: info@u-act.org
~ Facebook.com/IndyUACT ~ Twitter @IndyUACT

Visit the U-ACT website
for current meeting information and projects!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Freedom Drive

Join us this Friday, July 29 for Freedom Drive, a film screening with a twist!

Where: Friedens UCC
When: 7-9pm
Cost: FREE!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

June/July Updates

Hello U-ACT! We hope everyone is having a wonderful summer and enjoying the hot summer sun!

Below are important updates and this month's meeting agenda. Read on! :)

Many many thank yous to the following people/organizations for their hard work in organizing, hosting, volunteering with, or providing training for various human trafficking awareness events during the past few months:

-Abby, Kaylin, Emily, Brian, and Sharon for your early-morning commitment to spreading awareness at the Mini Marathon!
-Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic for a wonderful awareness forum this past Saturday!
-Sharon and Carol for educating the community at a recent Indiana Criminal Justice Association meeting!
-Julia for her continued work on the fair trade shopping guide, as well as her design expertise!

Upcoming Opportunities :
NOW --> check U-ACT's June blog update or facebook.com/IndyUACT to sign the online petition presented by IJM
July 29, 2011, 7-9pm --> Freedom Drive film screening at Friedens UCC (volunteers needed! please email if available!)
Sept 7, 2011 --> Sex+Money film screening, location TBA
Fall 2011 --> Love146 fundraiser
*We are looking for someone to step up and organize a fundraiser for Love146. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact Kaylin Linnemann at k.linnemann7@gmail.com

July Agenda:
1.Guest speaker Jen Mukes from the non-profit byTavi will be presenting! Don't miss an opportunity to learn about this great local organization! Learn more at byTavi.com, shop online at www.etsy.com/shop/byTavi?amp&, or follow them on Twitter @byTavi
2.Updates from Julia about the fair trade shopping guide!
3.New legislative opportunities, including upcoming visits to Senator Lugar's office

Sarah and Laura
co-founders, U-ACT
Twitter @IndyUACT
Facebook "IndyUACT"

Vision of Hope

One of our very own U-ACTers, Kaylin Linnemann, is participating in the July 23, 2011 Race For Hope 5K Walk/8K Run to benefit Vision of Hope, a faith-based residential treatment program for girls age 14-28 struggling with unplanned pregnancy, alcohol or drug abuse, eating disorders, or self-harm. To support Kaylin and Vision of Hope, donate online. If you prefer to give via check or cash, mail in your donation to:

Vision of Hope
5652 Mercy Way
Lafayette, IN 47905

To specifically sponsor Kaylin for this run/walk, be sure to write “Race For Hope/Kaylin Linnemann" in the memo line, or on a note accompanying cash!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

2011 TIP Report

The 2011 TIP Report was released this week. Check it out :)