University of California-Berkeley In Support of STOP the Traffick

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Type: Resolution

Status: Adopted during Spring Semester 2008

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Associated Students of the University of California
A Bill In Support of STOP the Traffick

WHEREAS, STOP the Traffick is an organization whose purpose is to raise awareness about international and domestic sex trafficking; and

WHEREAS, the organization serves to empower people to take action to stop pimping and modern-day slavery; and

WHEREAS, it means to bring together survivors of sex trafficking, Berkeley students, community members, media, policy makers, high-profile individuals, and professionals working in the anti-trafficking field; and

WHEREAS, the organization will be a momentous step towards ending modern-day slavery caused by sex trafficking; and

WHEREAS, the goals of our campaign are to raise awareness about sex trafficking in the community as well as changing human trafficking legislation in the State of California; and

WHEREAS, the organization is independent of any government, political ideology or religious creed; and

WHEREAS, it does not support or oppose any government or political system, nor does it support or oppose the views of the victims whose rights it seeks to protect; and

WHEREAS, it is concerned solely with the impartial protection of human rights; and

WHEREAS, the budget for STOP the Traffick is as follows: Total, $230.00;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC recognizes STOP the Traffick as a first-year, ASUC-sponsored Student-Initiated Student Group (SISG).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the ASUC Senate allocates $200 (two hundred dollars) from the Senate Contingency Fund to STOP the Traffick.