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Our Mission

The American Anti-Slavery Group (AASG) is a non-profit organization (501c3) that works to abolish modern-day slavery around the world, focusing primarily on systems of chattel slavery in Sudan and Mauritania. Since 1994, AASG has worked […]

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Speakers Bureau

Charles Jacobs

Jacobs is receiving Boston Freedom Award fromMayor Menino and Coretta Scott King  Dr. Charles Jacobs is the Co-Founder and President of the American Anti-Slavery Group – a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating modern-day human bondage […]

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Mohamed Yahya

Mohamed Yahya is a refugee from the Darfur region of Sudan and is the founder and Executive Director of Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy. From 1995 to 2005, he was Chairman and spokesman of […]

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Simon Deng

Simon Deng is a Sudanese-American leader and human rights activist. A native of the Shiluk Kingdom in southern Sudan, Deng spent several years as a domestic slave in northern Sudan. Born into a large family, […]

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Francis Bok

On May 15, 1986 seven-year old Francis Bok was selling eggs and peanuts near his village in South Sudan when Arab militia attacked the marketplace, murdering men and rounding up women and children. “I saw […]

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The AASG Speakers Bureau

Our speakers have addressed everyone from Congress and the UN Commission on Human Rights to schools, religious groups, and local communities across the nation. Their unique perspective, as people who have either experienced slavery and […]

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Our History

Our History

1994 AASG is formed in the home of president and founder Dr. Charles Jacobs. The New York Times publishes an Op-Ed written by Dr. Jacobs about modern day slavery in Sudan and North Africa, breaking […]

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What We Do

Public Events

In an effort to boost public awareness, the AASG organizes events every year, primarily in New York, Washington D.C., and Boston. Through rallies, candlelight vigils, and national conferences, the AASG brings media attention and community […]

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What We Do

Direct Aid

Photojournalist on the ground in southern Sudan, documenting a direct aid mission Through partnerships with organizations on-the-ground, the AASG provides much needed support to victims of slavery. This includes food, shelter, jobs and job training, […]

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National Speakers Bureau

Slavery survivor Francis Bok receives the Suze Orman First Book Award The first step to abolishing contemporary slavery is to educate the public that it still exists. Through our Speakers Bureau, former slaves, slavery experts, […]