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"Escape from Slavery"

Escape from Slavery

“Run!” yelled Nyabol. “Leave your things and run!” I raced from the marketplace — and right into a huge horse with a militiaman pointing a gun at me. I stopped; I could not move. The […]

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Donate Form

Donate to the American Anti-Slavery Group Email: * First Name: * Last Name: * Address:* Address Line 2: City: * State/Province: State/Province: –Choose One–AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces OtherArmed Forces PacificCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarshall IslandsMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMicronesiaMinnesotaMinor Outlying […]

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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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Passover Project

Credits

The following people created the Passover Project — warm thanks to all of them for their efforts!     Shira Deener     Lexi Dew     Shira Garber     Erin Glazer     David Goodtree     Rabbi Leslie Gordon     Joel Lurie Grishaver     Rabbi Marc […]

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Passover Project

Lesson Plans & Activities

Contents: “The Great Slave Debate” Preparing an Original Midrash Pidyon Shevuyim: The Redemption of Captives Prepare a Seder Reading Slavery in Our Time: Why is this night no different from all other nights? Let My […]

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Passover Project

Passover Readings

Suggested Bulletin Article At this time of Passover, we recall in the Seder that “in every generation, we are commanded to view ourselves as if each one of us was personally brought forth out of […]

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Passover Project

Passover Project

The Jewish holiday of Passover celebrates the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. It is a holiday that both remembers the past and looks to the future. During a celebratory meal called a Seder, Jews […]

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Fundraising Guide

Success Stories

    Jeff helped raise $5,000for the anti-slavery movementwhen he ran the Boston Marathonin 2005. Marathon Sponsorship When Jeffrey Louis Perrin decided he would run the Boston Marathon, he knew he wanted it to be […]

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Fundraising Guide

Publicity & Outreach

Without publicity even the best-planned event will be a failure. On the other hand, a well-publicized event can have positive, far-reaching effects beyond your expectations. Publicity comes in many different forms; choose a combination that […]

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Fundraising Guide

Logistics

Get Permission! It is important to secure permission to hold an event. If you are holding an event at your school, on campus, at your church, synagogue or temple, then remember to talk to the […]