This is a video someone put together about Slavery Footprint
Ok, For the past week I've asked folks to go to Slavery Footprint and see what their footprint is. I have been encouraged by the number of folks who did. Almost 20 brave souls also posted their number on the blog or on Facebook. I know, based on emails to me, that a larger number took the survery but decided not to post their footprint. (BTW--if you want to continue to post your number to the comments of that entry, please feel free--I will update the average every once and a while.)
Based on those who posted, the average number of slaves was
Many of you posted what items of services purchased explained your number. A short list includes:
- BluRay players
- Came Consoles
- Smart Phones
So, here is what I've decided to do.
The first thing was to take advantage of Slavery Footprints network already in place and send a few emails. I sent five emails to businesses I frequent:
The last thing I did today was to send notes to my political leaders:
- Wichita Police Chief Williams
- Both Senators Roberts and Moran
- Governor Brownback
- Oddly, the Kansas members of the House of Representatives weren't an option on the Slavery Footprint site.