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Liz Forkin Bohannon
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Liz Forkin Bohannon graduated from the University of Missouri with a Master’s degree in Journalism. In 2008, she moved to Uganda to assist in the communications efforts for a youth development organization based in Kampala. While there, Liz started Sseko Designs, a not-just-for profit company that provides employment and entrepreneurial training to women in East Africa. She now splits her time between Uganda and Portland, Oregon, where she and her husband Ben run Sseko Designs. She is passionate about social justice, compassionate consumerism and believes that empowering women is a fundamental piece of working towards a more just and peaceful world.

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Human Trafficking: It Doesn't Have to Be a Big Hairy Scary Issue

(1) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 3:04 PM

When I was eight years old, my family took a summer vacation to Chicago where my parents' worst nightmare came true. Sipping a milkshake one moment -- and the next, gone. Not more than four feet tall, I had disappeared into a sea of people in one of the biggest...

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An Open Letter to Rand Paul

(5) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 2:20 PM

Dear Mr. Rand Paul,

I recently read a transcript from your appearance on Meet The Press:

If there is a war on woman, I think they've won ... The women in my family are doing great, and that's what I see in all the statistics coming out ... In fact,...

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