Houston Human Trafficking Awareness Trainings -Hobby Airport and Nassau City Council Offices- Thurs Jan 26 2017

The Airline Ambassadors in partnership with the Houston Airport System and Travel to do good will present two human trafficking awareness training in advance of the Superbowl in Houston.  Unfortunately large sporting events like the Superbowl can be a magnet for the human traffickers. Developed for law enforcement personnel, ground transportation, airline, airport, hospitality and […]

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Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation – IAH Airport- Oct 25, 2016 10:00 AM –11:30 AM CDT

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. It is estimated that human trafficking generates many billions […]

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Going to the Market – A Colorful Experience in Suriname

The Suriname market is an interesting experience.  It is a blending of fresh locally grown vegetables and meats.  Because Suriname is such a melting pot,  Asia, Indonesia, the Africa diaspora, India and Europe play a huge role in the type of cuisine area.  Never once did I have a bad meal Everything is bold and […]

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Discover the Undiscovered in Suriname – My Trek to Brownsberg

When I told people my latest travel adventure would take me to Suriname, they wanted to know…. where was Suriname? and why was I going there??  To be very honest my answer was quite simply “waroom neit”……. which in Dutch, when translated to English simply means why not?  After all I had been living in […]

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Living Abroad in Asia – Keeping Kids Culturally Connected

Meet Akofa Wallace, our newest travel blog contributor.  A native of Ghana, she now lives abroad in Asia Her blog, Emefa’s Asia is the go-to resource for Black people living, working and visiting Asia Keen traveler and mom-of-two, Akofa Wallace is the founder and editor of brand new blog, www.emefasasia.wordpress.com. Inspired by her positive experiences […]

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The Beauty for Ashes Project

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The Beauty For Ashes Project is a certified 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.  They serve impoverished communities and children in Managua Nicaragua. The organization was founded in 2012 by North Carolina native, Kara Westermann, when she was 28 years old. At the very core of their mission, is a deep beliefthat every person no matter how […]

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Nicaragua Voluntourism

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Once again I am on the road and very excited to explore Nicaragua voluntourism opportunities Two years ago while on a family vacation, I had the opportunity to visit Managua, Esteli, Leon and Corn Island.  I found Nicaragua to be an affordable destination where the people were warm and friendly.  The destination also offered something […]

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