Category Archives: Blog

  • 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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  • Getting the Word Out

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

      The third and final segment of our T.A.P. programming is Prevention. Prevention is the “P” in T.A.P. and is multi-faceted.  Our Be the Jam website (www.bethejam.org)  is a site for minors where they learn the lures most frequently used by traffickers to entrap them.  The information seeks to not only empower youth to be aware and […]

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  • Weekly Update

    Posted on September 5, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Monday, staff enjoyed the rest of the Labor Day holiday. Which was fortunate because the days to follow were quite busy… Tuesday was filled with volunteer Julie Meyers organizing our volunteer records, a mixture of staff, survivors, and volunteer therapists working on expanding our prevention work for at-risk youth, and Karen met with a […]

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