Event to bring awareness about human trafficking

Julessa Oglen

Managing Editor 


The MUW chapter of the International Justice Mission organization will stand for freedom on April 9-10 to bring awareness to the 27 million people who have fallen victim to human trafficking.

Several activities have been planned to include all students who want to support this movement.


Kick-off Rally: 7–10 p.m. - Demonstration Field

The Rally will have entertainment on a live stage beginning at

7:30 p.m. with food, a photo booth, a phone booth to call congressmen and a sign-making tent.


Rave for Slaves: 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. - Limbert Assembly Room The rave will raise money for the International Justice Mission organization. The admission fee will be $1, and participants will receive a glow-in-the-dark bracelet and participate in dancing and karaoke.


Monumental Hours: 3 a.m. - 6 a.m. - Demonstration Field

A monument will be built to represent the men, women and children who are currently enslaved.


Cups not Cuffs: 7 - 10 a.m. - Demonstration Field

A free-trade coffee shop will be set up on the field for students to grab breakfast and learn about free-trade.


Cafeteria Rally: 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Hogarth Dining Center A photo booth will be set up for students to pose with the, “I Stand for Freedom,” sign to share on social media in order to get their followers to call representatives and congressmen to pass the Human Trafficking Prioritization Act.


Free the Girls: 3 - 6 p.m. - Demonstration Field

A Bra Carnival will be held for students to donate used or new bras to the Free the Girls organization. Those who choose to donate will receive a ticket to participate in bra-themed games.


Finale Rally: 7 - 10 p.m. - Demonstration Field

This rally will motivate students to continue thinking about the issue of modern-day slavery.