Day: September 20, 2011

Call To Action

Junior League of Seattle – URGENT

Make the Call: Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act

We would like to encourage ALL Junior League of Seattle members to take 10 minutes to call or email your three legislators to urge them to support the reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act by Friday, September 23. Phone calls are STRONGLY encouraged due to the time sensitive nature of this request.

1. Senator Maria Cantwell – Phone:(202) 224-3441 or
2. Senator Patty Murray – Phone:(202) 224-2621 or
3. House of Representative [Rep Based on Member’s Zip Code] –

The Details:
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act provides critical funding for the prevention and prosecution of human trafficking cases, as well as protection of human trafficking victims in the United States. For more details, visit The Polaris Project.

General Message:
“Hi, my name is [ ] and I am with the Junior League of Seattle. We represent approximately 1,200 women in the greater Seattle area focused on the empowerment of women and children. I am calling to urge the senator (or representative) to cosponsor and support the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. Will the senator (or representative) support this important legislation?”

Feel free to add your own personal note with this general message, such as information about the bill and/or your own concerns about human trafficking in Washington state and on trafficking of children.

Every voice counts!