April 10, 2012
To expand its commitment to the protection of children, the American Basketball Association (ABA) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Traffic Jam Campaign to raise awareness and involvement in the fight against the trafficking and enslavement of children around the globe...The trafficking and exploitation of children is the ultimate form of bullying and control. The ABA is glad to now extend its involvement to make a difference in the most extreme cases of child maltreatment and endangerment."
Mr. Paul Collier, Community Development Director for the ABA, stated, "The ABA is proud to join forces with Traffic Jam as partners in combating human trafficking and anti-bullying throughout our country and world. Our partnership with Traffic Jam, along with the national appeal and popularity of the ABA, will bring into focus our commitment to improving awareness of these global issues affecting the lives of our children. Along with the worldwide successes and exposure already achieved by Traffic Jam, the ABA is partnering with Traffic Jam to create global change."
Mr. Paul Myhill, Founder & CEO of the Traffic Jam Campaign, added, "the Traffic Jam Campaign works with musicians, athletes, celebrities and other cultural influences to stop the forcing of children into brothels, militias and factories. The ABA will provide us with an additional well-respected platform as players and fans work together to "jam up" child trafficking and slavery...The ABA can be found online at http://www.abalive.com.
The Traffic Jam Campaign works in over 75 countries through more than 120 trusted front-line partners who are engaged in trafficking prevention, rescue and aftercare programs. Over 15,000 children are free today due to Traffic Jam's involvement and funding of more than 420 projects. The Traffic Jam Campaign can be found online at http://www.trafficjam.org and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/trafficjamorg.
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