Insightful, inspiring, and loaded with practical resources -

this book provides a well-thought-out plan to mobilize Everyday Abolitionists.

For anyone who has ever wanted to do something about the evil of human trafficking, thank you, Tate, for proposing how to begin.
— Boom Mosby, Founder & Director, The HUG Project Thailand, 2017 TIP Hero, Vital Voices Global Leader
EvAb Orange Banner horizontal big no cat orig.png

What if your next steps meant someone else's next steps were taken in freedom?

Everyday Abolitionist helps people move from awareness to informed action. 

In this short and sweet guide, people becoming aware of human trafficking will learn how to:

  • Overcome Overwhelmed

  • Avoid Common Pitfalls

  • Connect with Others Who Care

  • Find Their Focus

Shorten the journey from aware and possibly overwhelmed to taking informed action to help people avoid, exit or experience restoration following modern slavery / human trafficking, including sex trafficking, forced labor and other forms.

Move from

  • aware

  • overwhelmed

  • isolated

  • uncertain


  • informed

  • empowered

  • connected

  • taking practical, life changing, difference-making steps

Living in freedom with dignity and delight and doing what you can to help others live in freedom with dignity and delight, too.


“I started reading, and it’s so good I can’t put it down!! Your writing is compelling and your content is quality. Thank you for putting this together.... I love it. I love it. I love it!”

- Christa Foster Crawford, Founder, Freedom Resource International


Everyday Abolitionist is an essential book for activists learning about trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. It offers important insights just when it might feel awkward to ask as you learn about victims' experiences. But they need you to become a strong abolitionist if we're to see a world in which slavery no longer thrives. Everyday Abolitionist offers you much-needed support on that journey.”

- Joanna Ewart-James, Executive Director, Freedom United


Tate Johnston describes his journey in a deeply personal and practical way, and you'll be nodding involuntarily with each page you turn, and to each resource he points you to.

If you are looking for an Abolitionist Bootcamp 101, Everyday Abolitionist has got to be in your training regime. And like all good training, it intensifies the further on you read.

And FYI, no matter how long you have been an abolitionist, everyone would do well to read this book.”

- Peter Mihaere, Founder & CEO, Stand Against Slavery


“When you begin to understand the scope of modern day slavery, you find yourself with so many questions about what to do and how to respond. As you enter into the stories of real people who have suffered because of human trafficking, you end up with so much heartache and so many emotions. In Everyday Abolitionist, Tate Johnston is committed to helping you on this journey by providing concrete ways you can respond to both your internal emotions and the external needs. Sharing from his own journey while pointing you to excellent resources, this is a guide you will want by your side as you become an increasingly committed everyday abolitionist.”

- Kristen Deede Johnson, Award-winning Co-author, The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance


Everyday Abolitionist inspires you to change the reality of modern day slavery and human trafficking, to appreciate that each voice matters and to realize how every small action counts – whatever your age or your background.”

- Rasha Hammad, Founder & CEO, Youth Underground


“Tate Johnston’s book Everyday Abolitionist is a must read for anyone who wants to learn and have a thoughtful and impactful response to the problem of modern day slavery. Besides pointing to excellent resources, Johnston creates space to reflect in order to empower real action in the fight against this global injustice. Invite a friend, take the time to pick this book up and read and discuss and act. You won’t be disappointed.”

- Kimberly McOwen Yim, Co-author, Refuse to Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery

Everyday Abolitionist 3D paperback iphone.jpg