Presidential Proclamation -- National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2015

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

December 31, 2014

NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH, 2015

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

For more than two centuries, the United States has worked to advance the cause of freedom. Stained from a history of slavery and shaped by ancestors brought to this country in chains, today, America shines as a beacon of hope to people everywhere who cherish liberty and opportunity. Still, our society remains imperfect, and our Nation has more work to do to uphold these values. At home and around the globe, we must continue to fight for human dignity and the inalienable rights of every person...