IGF027 In Good Faith with Sisters Margaret Nacke, CSJ, and Ann Oestreich, IHM, recorded live on August 7, 2013. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: Catholic sisters' efforts to end human trafficking, Bakhita Initiative and more
Sister Margaret is a member of the Congregation of Saint Joseph (CSJ), of Concordia, Kansas. She is the founder of the Bakhita Initiative, which provides resources and networking among Catholic sisters to end human trafficking.
Sister Ann is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), of Monroe, Michigan. She serves as the Congregation Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of the Holy Cross, in Notre Dame, Indiana. She works extensively with religious congregations in the area of peace and justice.
For more information about human trafficking and efforts to end it, visit:
Polaris Project is committed to combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery and to strengthening the anti-trafficking movement through a comprehensive approach. They operate the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, which includes the 24-hour national human trafficking hotline for the U.S. and connects professionals, victims and community members to information and services.
National Anti-Trafficking Hotline number: To report human trafficking, call 1-888-3737-888 or send a text message to "BeFree" (233733).
The Bakhita Initiative website was established and is operated by Sister Margaret Nacke, CSJ. It is a clearinghouse for information about all anti-human trafficking initiatives, educational resources, service providers, etc., associated with Catholic Sisters in the United States.