Kevin Hyland, the former Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, recently gave a speech at a meeting convened by the Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul. He speaks about the role faith communities can have in ending modern slavery.
Our project lead in the Diocese of Lichfield, James Henderson, recently worked with the West Midlands branch of the Big Issue to deliver a modern slavery training to a group of their sellers. We found out how it went.
Getting ready for 2019? Find a full list of dates you can use to kick start your awareness raising for the year.
At the end of October, the Archbishop of Canterbury made an official visit to the Diocese of Rochester. He led a service at the Cathedral entitled ‘Setting the Captives Free’, a time for prayer, reflection, and commissioning in response to Modern Slavery.
Our first Northern Province Networking event was at Bishopthorpe Palace, and saw us welcoming delegates from 10 different dioceses.
We launched our new schools resources at Lambeth Palace on anti-slavery day