Fostering engagement with international leaders

The clear mission, core values and action-oriented dedication of Founder Marisol Nichols to combat modern day slavery and child sex trafficking has fostered meaningful engagement with top Government officials, Federal and State Legislators, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, White House representatives and like-minded global organizations.

Special briefing with partner Operation Underground Railroad

On June 2, 2016, Slavery Free World produced an intimate briefing with Operation Underground Railroad featuring former CIA and Homeland Security Operatives, Tim Ballard and Matt Osborne. We were also honored to have California District Attorney Amanda Hopper, the District Attorney’s Chief Investigator Jason Parker, and Sheriff Deputy Carl Dinwiddie as special guest speakers that evening.

Visiting Rescued Children in Haiti

As part of her work with partner Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), Ms. Nichols had the opportunity to visit an orphanage in Haiti where children rescued from trafficking are placed. After a successful victim rescue operation, in some instances O.U.R. is able to return rescued children to their families.

Congressman Erik Paulsen invites Slavery Free World Founder to speak at an Anti-Trafficking Roundtable in Washington DC

On July 12, 2016 Congressman Erik Paulsen held an Anti-Trafficking Roundtable in Washington, D.C.. More than a dozen organizations including Foundation for a Slavery Free World, Operation Underground Railroad, Uber, Rights4Girls, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Polaris Project, and The McCain Institute to name a few, were asked to participate in the discussion.

Annual Human Rights Hero Awards

The Second Annual Human Rights Hero Awards was held on September 21st at Eva Longoria’s restaurant Beso in Hollywood. The event was produced and hosted by Marisol Nichols and her nonprofit organization Foundation for a Slavery Free World in partnership with Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI).