Come and join us in the a-MAZE-ing 5k Register with us for the a-MAZE-ing 5K Slow down or speed up but come on out and enjoy an a-MAZE-ing 5k twilight walk/run through Barbott Farm’s Corn Maze!! Sunset Coast Striders along with the Southwest Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force are proud to present the 2nd Annual Shine a Light on Human Trafficking 5k race. 100% of proceeds will be used to support professional training and community awareness programs both locally and statewide. This is a family friendly event. Costumes are encouraged. ***Nite Beams LED caps to all pre-registered racers(must be registered on or before 9/29/16)*** EarlyRead More →

How Sweet it is….. The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force is finding that out after selling out of their first batch of soap. Yes, soap.  They recently partnered with Opulent Blends out of Kalamazoo, to make a new 100 % natural paraffin free soap called: “The Sweet Smell of Surviving”.  Each bar of soap takes a month to produce and is the blend of 2 essential oils (Lavender and Spearmint). The bar is packaged in a clear bag and tied with a blue ribbon, to represent the international color of human trafficking. The soap sell for $6.00 a bar or 2 for $10.00 andRead More →

Great News!! Bill signed by Gov. Synder to post Human Trafficking Hotline at Public Places Human trafficking is the second largest illegal business after illegal drug trade. In order to address human trafficking, the Human Trafficking Hotline is available to redress human trafficking incidents and issues throughout the U.S. A bill has been signed by Gov. Rick Synder “requiring a human trafficking hotline number be posted in rest stops, airports and bus stations.” “Synder says Michigan has “some of the strongest policies in the nation” to help human trafficking victims. [This bill further increases]  the visibility of important help line information and national support servicesRead More →

Movie Event in January as the Human Trafficking Awareness Month Nefarious : Shedding Light on Human Trafficking We are organizing a movie event where anyone and everyone are invited to the screening of the movie Nefarious on January 10, 2016, Sunday at 6 pm EST at the Overflow Church, 300 Eat Napier, Benton Harbor to raise awareness on human trafficking. It is a free event and any amount of donations are welcome from our patrons and well-wishers.Read More →