• Weekly Update

    Posted on October 9, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      It’s been a while since we’ve posted a weekly update – but that’s just because so much is happening. So, here is a quick recap of some of the office highlights over the past few weeks: We’ve enjoyed visits from special guests including Carlie Cruse and Betsy Ranalli from Senator Bob Corker’s office and Tim Buell, […]

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  • So What’s Unique About Us?

    Posted on October 7, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    By Derri Smith Many agencies, including some in our area, focus on national and international anti-trafficking work. And that’s fabulous! I directed the human trafficking work at an international agency. But WE focus exclusively on trafficking right here in Tennessee. Just as locally grown produce, and local businesses produce high quality, our community-based effort focuses […]

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  • Survivor Snapshots

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

     Adele – Adele is a survivor we met this month. She is creative, resourceful, a talented musician, enjoys making documentaries and travelling and loves animals. We had a very special treat at the office one day while Adele was visiting. She told us she was a cello player and it just so happens that we […]

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  • ESTN Library Spotlight

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      By Clarice Grooms, ESTN Librarian BOOK: Renting Lacy AUTHOR: Linda Smith The book Renting Lacy takes the reader inside the world of prostituted children around the world and in the United States. At the forefront is a child victim named Lacy who is trafficked by her boyfriend/pimp. The story alternates between several teenage girls […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Spring Hill group went over the new mission statement, talked about using accurate and distinctive language (i.e. “Training”, “Long-term therapeutic aftercare”, etc.), discussed organizational updates like the developing resource center and on-line training courses, shared survivor updates, took a look at Volgistics, got volunteer documents in order, discussed new ideas for auction items, signed […]

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