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What is

Walk For Freedom?


Walk for Freedom is our global fundraising and awareness event, rallying tens of thousands of people, taking millions of steps, in hundreds of cities all over the world. We walk to disrupt the existence of slavery, shaking its very foundation with each step.

It’s an outward expression of A21’s inward desire to see slavery abolished everywhere—in our cities, in our communities, and in our world. One step at a time and one dollar at a time, we fundraise and walk to see a world without slavery.

Last year, we showed up in 475 locations in 50 countries, reaching 70 million people through social media. Each step mattered. Each step made a difference.

But there are millions who have yet to be freed—and this year we continue to walk, to show up, to raise awareness, to fight—for the victims in our cities and around the globe still trapped in slavery.

This year we will take more ground than ever before.




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•  Desire to see a world where slavery does not exist.


•  Believe that together, by rallying our communities, we can make a difference.


•  Believe that every human being on the planet should be free.


•  Want to see awareness turn into action.


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All walks will officially take place on October 19, 2019. All hosts must be 18 years old or older to be considered, and there must be a co-host for each event. While hosts are responsible for any walk expenses, there are many ways to fundraise and raise money for each event.



•  Provide a public contact email for participant communication

•  Choose a walk location

•  Organize all event logistics

 Promotion of the Walk For Freedom event to the public and local media

•  Fundraising on behalf of A21

•  Partnership with local churches, businesses, and other organizations

•  Gather a team to assist with event planning and promotion

 Cover all walk expenses
While hosts are responsible for any walk expenses, there are so many ways to fundraise and raise money for each event.



Reporting to A21 is also necessary as the event grows closer and closer. This includes sending us:

 An evaluation form

 A day-of report

 A final evaluation form



•  Permit

•  T-Shirts

•  Printing costs

•  Promotional materials

•  Event Insurance (not provided by A21)

•  Equipment rentals (tables, PA systems, etc.)





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Online Resource Page

We provide a digital kit of all the resources you need to have a successful walk. From permit requests, to promotional materials, and all of the artwork for signage.


Host Facebook Page

An A21 hosted facebook page created for our incredible community of hosts around the globe. Share ideas, ask questions, and work together in preparation for October 19.


Direct contact with A21

We have staff and volunteers who a part of the A21 Care Team in each of our global offices ready to support and answer any questions you may have.



We will host informational webinars covering topics like media promotion, fundraising events, logistics, and ultimately how to best engage people with your walk!


a21 shop

Get all the walk gear you need in our A21 store.
















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May 14

Host Registration Opens

July 30

Walk for Freedom Launch!
Launch Parties
Participant Registration Opens

August 30

Host Registration Closes


October 19




October 21

Events Report Due




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We can't wait for you to get started hosting a Walk For Freedom in your city! These are a few steps we want to make you aware of before you begin the process.

Step 1:  

Complete host application


Step 2:  

Interview with A21 team member


Step 3:  

Host application decision made


Step 4:  

Upon acceptance, complete necessary host documents


Step 5:  

Receive host resources and walk event page


Step 6:  

Begin preparations for your walk!




















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North + South America


Europe + Africa


Australia + Southeast Asia

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A21 Support


Monday - Friday 
9am - 5pm (PST)



(949) 202-4681












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To download the Host Info Guide PDF,
Click Here

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Interested in 

joining a walk this year?


Participant Registration opens July 30




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2019 Walk For Freedom IntErest FoRm



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Thank you so much for your interest!


You will be the first know new developments for Walk For Freedom 2019. In the mean time, stay connected with us:

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