I’ve been an member of the Epik project since mid 2019. I first became aware of sex trafficking in 2013, and since then have learned about how the rise of sex trafficking has correlated to the rise of pornography use, being a recovered addict myself. I am aware that to make a change in this culture to fight against this industry, both men and women need to be taking a stand to fight, engage culture, and inform others. Please consider helping in our fight against the purchase of sex and this indu
Training men nationwide to talk to sex buyers at the point of sale.
EPIK is focused on disrupting demand by asking, "in a culture that exploits the vulnerable, what's my part in creating change?"
At 10am on November 23 we will stand in solidarity with those being trafficked by walking Portland's local "track," 82nd Ave. Please join us by clicking the green "Become a fundraiser" button. You can also make an individual donation to any existing fundraiser.
November 23, 2019 10a - 2p
(Why not wait until it's nicer? Because those forced into prostitution don't get that option.)
Meet on the corner of NE 82nd & NE Sandy Blvd, across from the Cameo Hotel
Everyone is welcomed to participate in the walk, fundraising is NOT required
A 2.5 mile walk and educational experience along Portland's local "track" w/ reception after
Forced prostitution is happening here and now in our community. Participating in the EPIK Journey means standing in solidarity and saying: "Enough!"
The journey ends at a local, well loved pizza shop where we invite walkers to share a meal and reflected on their shared experience. From there walkers will be shuttled back to the starting place to retrieve their cars.
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