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Bending the Arc references a quote by Rev. Dr. King who said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” This twice-monthly digital newsletter from the CSA Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation office showcases the work of changemakers, opportunities to learn, and opportunities for you to help “bend the arc” toward justice. Full contents of the newsletter are published on this page. 
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Important Trafficking Updates

May 09, 2024
By Tracy Abler, Justice Coordinator

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s 2024 Dirty Dozen List Revealed! The Dirty Dozen List is an annual campaign calling out 12 mainstream contributors to sexual abuse and exploitation. Learn more and take action at

Addressing the link between forced migration and human trafficking is the current focus of the Alliance to End Human Trafficking (AEHT), an organization founded by American Catholic sisters in 2013 that supports survivors and advocates for the eradication of human trafficking. In a recent article by Crux Catholic Media, AEHT’s executive director, Katie Boller Gosewisch, said that the link between the two is clear, and therefore believes policy from the United States government is crucial. In particular, the organization is advocating for Congress to pass the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2023. Read the full article.

The May issue of the Alliance’s Stop Trafficking! Awareness-Advocacy-Action is now available. This month’s theme is “The hidden cost of the apparel industry.” Find this and past issues here: 

Sign here to ask your Senators to support online child safety regulation.

Join Shared Hope International and urge your governor to end the unjust incarceration of trafficking victims today!