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80,000 Truckers and iEmpathize

We just returned from Louisville KY where we attended the world’s largest truck show with over 80,000 in attendance. Thousands of US minors are victims of trafficking each year. The FBI has rescued over 1,500 kids through their Innocence Lost initiatives in the last few years alone. They believe they are just scratching the surface. Unfortunately,…

2011: The Year in Pictures

2011 was an incredible adventure. I want to thank so many of you for empathizing and engaging with us this year. Through thoughtful volunteerism and generous contributions to iEmpathize we have collectively strengthened our impact in the lives of the children we serve. We are grateful to have doubled our budget from last year! Victims have…

Stilettos at the Jungle’s Edge: Raid and Rescue

There were three rooms decorated in Disney motifs and next to each bed was a stash of condoms, lubricant, and lingerie. A call to the new anti-trafficking hotline in Chiapas had given authorities a lead on three possible child trafficking victims. It was reported that the girls were being forced to work as waitresses in…

The Mexico Experience Premiere & Benefit

The Mexico Experience Premiere & Benefit For the Vulnerable Children of Mexico City Film I Photography I Artifacts I Music An immersive media and music storytelling experience celebrating the rescue and resilience of the child survivors of human trafficking in Mexico. With special guest, Mexico’s Anti-Trafficking Task Force Leader and Congresswoman, Rosi Orozco. Over $11,000…

Empathy Week: New Mexico State

Empathy Week at New Mexico State University was a huge success. Students hosted iEmpathize for 3 days of academic programs, awareness, publicity events, and fund-rasing. Over 100 student activists engaged thousands of fellow students in conversations, idea exchanges, events, and support for our work.  Well done NMSU!