Timothy "Tim" Ballard is the founder of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) and CEO of The Nazarene Fund.
“If everybody would focus focus focus on child crimes, we could end it. It’s not going to be governments alone. It’s going to be people getting loud.”With July 30 being the UN's World Day Against Human Trafficking, Lewis sits down with Tim Ballard, the CEO of Operation Underground Railroad, to discuss his efforts to fight child sex slavery and rescue kids around the world.Although this was not an easy conversation, and some of you might find this interview disturbing, the subject is so important. It also touches closer to home than you may realize.For more: lewishowes.com/986
Tim Ballard (@TimBallard) is a former Homeland Security agent who reluctantly got involved in chasing down global child trafficking. As the founder of Operation Underground Railroad, he is featured in the documentary film Operation Toussaint: Operation Underground Railroad and the Fight to End Modern Day Slavery, and is a co-author of the book adaptation as well as Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues -- Then and Now. What We Discuss with Tim Ballard: Slavery is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. There are more people enslaved right now than there were during the transatlantic slave trade period between the 15th and 19th centuries. Slavery generates three times the revenue of the NFL. With the money from all the trafficking in the world, you could buy every Starbucks outlet in the world. Every NBA team in the nation. Every Target store. There are 30 million slaves in the world; 10 million of them are children. 17,500 children are trafficked into the US every year. And much more... Full Show Notes and Resources Can Be Found Here: jordanharbinger.com/369 Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!
Slavery is alive and well today. Human trafficking is a booming business that is being propelled by both the powerful and our on-demand sexualized culture. Tim Ballard, former special agent and founder of Operation Underground Railroad, joins Candace to discuss how society aids this multi-billion-dollar criminal enterprise.
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