June 27, 2016

The Dignity Defense Alliance: How to Make a Difference Every Month

Taking the $10 billion per year pornography industry head on isn’t easy.  The good news is, you and I ARE making a difference. We’ve proven that.

One way we’ve made a difference is through our aggressive Dirty Dozen List. Through this project, we’ve convinced companies like Google, YouTube, HiltonFund_DDA_graphic5FINAL_6-20-16 Hotels Worldwide, Facebook, Verizon, Hyatt Hotels and more to make positive changes to reduce easy access to sexually explicit material. Starwood Hotels—one of our 2016 Dirty Dozen List targets—announced they are removing pornography from the pay-per-view choices at all of their Westin, Sheraton, Four Points, Aloft, and Le Meridien hotel chains, among others. And Overstock.com has removed all hardcore pornographic magazines and videos from its virtual shelves.

We still have so much more to do to clean up America and I am confident that we can. New, impassioned, supporters are joining our cause every day.

You can invest in the effort to save marriages, protect children’s innocence, to shield teenage girls from sexual objectification and degradation, and so much more. Join the Dignity Defense Alliance to automatically give any amount—whether it’s $20, $50, $100, or more—on a reoccurring basis.

Fund_DDA_graphic8FINAL_6-20-16By joining the Dignity Defense Alliance, you will receive insider updates and will join a community of like-minded individuals who are standing against pornography and sexual exploitation.

You can also give a one-time donation before the end of our fiscal year, June 30th, to ensures this important work continues to get done.

Thank you for your commitment to this greater movement, and for allowing us to work to replace the value of dignity in our culture.

Dawn Hawkins

Senior Vice President and Executive Director

Dawn Hawkins is a passionate abolitionist and defender of human rights who has dedicated her life to fighting against societal harms that threaten the dignity of others. Her energy, creativity and mobilization skills have revived the anti-pornography movement and her intentional emphasis on the intersectionality of forms of sexual exploitation has proven a unique and effective strategy for curbing them.

 

As Sr. Vice President and Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), Mrs. Hawkins has developed a global strategy uniting more than 300 women’s rights, conservative, child advocacy, medical professionals, law enforcement, and religious groups, including a bipartisan political leadership, to work together in raising awareness of the connections between all forms of sexual exploitation. Her initiatives have lead to sweeping policy changes of policies that foster exploitation for targets such as Google, Hilton Worldwide, Comcast, Walmart, and the Department of Defense. Through her leadership, NCOSE has grown a network reaching hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. Mrs. Hawkins has appeared on many local and national television programs, including CNN, Fox & Friends, and Good Morning America. She regularly authors articles and speaks around the country addressing the public health harms of pornography, curbing demand for sex trafficking, protecting children and families in our digital world, and more.

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