The Red Sand Project
Join with BCAT Bucks Coalition Against Trafficking as we use red sand to highlight the presence of #HumanTrafficking in our community and raise awareness about how we can take steps to eradicate exploitation of vulnerable children, women, and men.
Today, millions of people are enslaved (Source: Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage, International Labour Organization, Geneva, September 2017). Take part in raising awareness for those affected by modern day slavery, including victims of human trafficking, forced labor and forced marriage.
Started by artist and activist Molly Gochman in 2014, the Red Sand Project “is a participatory artwork that uses sidewalk interventions and earthwork installations to create opportunities for people to raise questions, connect and take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation,” according to Gochman’s website. Filling the cracks in sidewalks with red sand draws attention to people “who fall through the metaphoric cracks,” the artist’s website states.
Join with us as we use red sand to highlight the presence of human trafficking in our community and raise awareness about how we can take steps to eradicate exploitation of vulnerable children, women and men.
Create your own installation on sidewalks near your home, workplace, house of worship, or community gathering place and share your work by posting photos on Facebook and mention @bcatpa and #RedSandProject so we can share and like your post!
You can pick up packets of red sand at Network of Victim Assistance, (NOVA). 2370 York Road, Bldg B-1, Jamison, PA.
Please check the BCAT Facebook page for other available locations. For more information about the Red Sand Project or BCAT contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join in the Red Sand Project at www.redsandproject.org