Pipeline Out by Christa Hernandez There are so many ways in … but not enough resource to help victims come out. Being a survivor of the commercial sex industry, which then led to being sex trafficked for almost 20 years, makes this important work personal in so many ways. Most of all, my heart breaks daily! My story is different than most I reach. I escaped from my trafficker once

Stand Strong: Rethink stress, celebrate your resilience, and rock on! By: Marti MacGibbon You’re reading these words because you care about something bigger than yourself … ending human trafficking. And you’re dedicated to putting caring into action. You’re strong, brave, and altruistic. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines altruism as “unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others.” How do I know all these positive things about you? I know it

Possible Love By Toni McKinley, M.A., LPC Director of Therapeutic Services at the Refuge for DMST “Do you know what hurts so very much? It’s love. Love is the strongest force in the world, and when it is blocked that means pain. There are two things we can do when this happens. We can kill that love so that it stops hurting. But then of course part of us dies,

Interview/Screening Victims of Human Trafficking by Tanya Street Personal Space I often consult with people who are involved throughout the entire continuum of support for victims of trafficking, and I find that I spend the most time articulating the message of what their listening and exchange capacity looks like from a victim’s perspective. With that in mind, I’d like to share with you some insight on how to feel better

A Place for Healing by Susan Brown             It’s been 26 years since I made the courageous move to leave my pimp, but I remember it like yesterday. I knew I had to find a way out, but I didn’t know who to call or where to go. I was in another state and knew no one. As I was walking down Sunset Boulevard, I looked up and saw a

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