The A21 Campaign

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Slavery is the fastest growing organized crime in the world. It's real, hidden in plain sight, and tearing at the social fabric of every nation and economic structure. But that's why we exist- 21st Century abolitionists determined to bring change. Our operational strategy, and the heart cry of our organization, is to Reach, Rescue, and Restore lives.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The A21 Campaign
2781 W. MacArthur Blvd
Ste. B #605
Santa Ana, CA 92704


Phone: 1-949-202-4681

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 263442008

CEO/President: Nicholas Caine

Chairman: Lew Jackson

Board size: 4

Founder: Nicholas and Christine Caine

Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2012


We are one of the largest organizations in the world that is solely fighting human trafficking. At a local, domestic, and international level. All over the world, we are not just responding to trafficking that is already taking place, but we are actively working on the frontlines to prevent it from happening to begin with.

We have a contextualized approach. Because the problem looks different everywhere we work, so does our response. We're innovative and creative. We identify the gaps in each context and seek to fill them.

We have a unique vision to scale impact. Our Reach, Rescue, and Restore programs work together to provide a comprehensive response to human trafficking. Each program has been designed to stand alone-filling critical gaps in the communities we work in without duplicating efforts. We are also committed to giving away our resources and knowledge to other groups combatting human trafficking so we can reach a tipping point where slavery is abolished everywhere, forever.

We have an unwavering commitment to the one. Whether it's preventing one life from ever experiencing exploitation in the first place to walking alongside the one who has toward freedom, independence, and a better story. We are with them every step of the way.

We believe in the role of abolitionists. Simply put, our work wouldn't be possible without you. Your giving, volunteering, fundraising, hosting, walking, and sharing is why we will see the day where a world without slavery becomes a reality.

Our team is comprised of qualified and seasoned professionals. Our team members are driven by a personal sense of calling and are deeply passionate to see slavery come to an end. Our staff on the ground is focused on raising up local leaders to make a difference in their countries, cities, and communities all over the world.

Partnership is essential to everything we do. We understand that real change takes time, and it's nearly impossible without collaboration. That's why we work with government entities, law enforcement, frontline professionals, other non-profits, individuals, and industries in nearly every sector-because to end slavery, it will take all of us.

Mission statement

To abolish slavery everywhere, forever.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating866 of 111035 of 42
Fund acquisition rating998 of 111139 of 42
Resource allocation rating1060 of 111142 of 42
Asset utilization rating155 of 11107 of 42

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,212,014$780,780$693,526$941,422$222,450
Short-term investments$77,776$166,654$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,175,105$4,334,877$3,062,107$1,579,127$2,708,915
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$853,132$491,886$326,785$162,211$130,101
Other long-term assets$1,158,425$561,000$54,453$32,848$0
Total long-term assets$2,011,557$1,052,886$381,238$195,059$130,101
Total assets$5,186,662$5,387,763$3,443,345$1,774,186$2,839,016
Payables and accrued expenses$935,540$844,684$574,738$598,992$466,129
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$935,540$844,684$574,738$598,992$466,129
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$568,794$438,350$242,480$7,964$59,400
Total long-term liabilities$568,794$438,350$242,480$7,964$59,400
Total liabilities$1,504,334$1,283,034$817,218$606,956$525,529
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,540,861$3,652,068$1,765,344$1,167,230$2,313,487
With donor restrictions$141,467$452,661$860,783$0$0
Net assets$3,682,328$4,104,729$2,626,127$1,167,230$2,313,487
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$11,971,450$11,252,595$9,813,515$7,890,477$8,867,169
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$261$147($25,404)$606$891
Other revenue$33,827($168,791)($21,233)$159,752$50,053
Total other revenue$34,088($168,644)($46,637)$160,358$50,944
Total revenue$12,005,538$11,083,951$9,766,878$8,050,835$8,918,113
Program services$8,188,914$6,763,684$5,072,333$6,170,080$7,383,677
Management and general$2,155,973$1,521,982$1,629,543$1,430,106$686,815
Total expenses$12,426,966$9,626,413$8,318,260$9,200,044$8,998,843
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($421,428)$1,457,538$1,448,618($1,149,209)($80,730)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($421,428)$1,457,538$1,448,618($1,149,209)($80,730)


William ClarkEmployee$196,500
Brandy CheekCFO$184,385
Nicholas CainePresident$183,872
Mi Yung ParkEmployee$136,039
Rhiannon BellEmployee$133,269
Michelle ParrozzoEmployee$124,551

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/13/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


In 2008, a few ordinary people set out to do the impossible... abolish slavery everywhere, forever. To see a world where women are no longer sold for sex. Where men are no longer sold for labor. Where children are no longer taken from their families and exploited. Where every single person is free.

Program accomplishments

Hero Award - Phil Hyldgaard, A21 Chief Operating Officer, received the Hero Award in 2012 from the U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Office for his work to combat human trafficking with A21.

UN Women of Peace Media Award - Christian Elliot, A21 Director of Global Development, received the UN Women of Peace Media Award in 2020 for his work with A21 Can You See Me? Campaigns to help end violence against women and girls.

Awarded the 2020 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons for our USA North Carolina operations.