The Antislavery Usable Past is delighted to welcome Shamere McKenzie, CEO Sun Gate Foundation, as an Advisory Board Member to the project.
Shamere is herself a survivor of modern slavery and now uses her story to raise awareness of human trafficking by speaking at various universities, conferences, community events and with government officials. She partners with organisations by empowering survivors and youth within their programs. Her story has been featured in several books including a college text book focused on social justice. In addition, her story has been featured on various television and radio programs, in magazines and newspapers and on several blogs.
The Sun Gate Foundation is an anti-trafficking organisation that provides educational opportunities for survivors of human trafficking. It is Shamere’s desire that the Sun Gate Foundation will empower survivors to pick up their broken pieces and go confidently after their dreams.