Tag Archives: activism

  • Getting the Word Out

    Posted on October 24, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      by Karen Karpinski, Director of Education End Slavery Tennessee has been blessed with some of the most dedicated, engaged and passionate volunteers that I have encountered.  I recently met two of the three-generation family who are involved with End Slavery Tennessee in Dickson, Franklin and Springhill.  As a family they have committed themselves to […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on October 24, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      The Spring Hill group had a good meeting this month and enjoyed having Karen Karpinski visit and share some updates and future plans. She also helped the group vision-cast a bit about more opportunities for events and trainings in the Spring Hill area. The group decided to have a volunteer challenge for this next […]

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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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  • Home in Deadly Explosion Could Host Human Trafficking Victims

    Posted on August 21, 2014 by Laura Courtney in News.

    Lebanon, TN – Just six months after an explosion at a Lebanon home killed an elderly couple, a local minister is looking to change the story of tragedy to one of triumph. Learn more and read the comments made by ESTN’s own Derri Smith here.

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  • Ignoring Child Sex Trafficking Doesn’t Make It Go Away

    Posted on August 6, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      by Philipa Booyens We had a woman recently unsubscribe to our mailing list. Her reason? She said she couldn’t look at “this.” She couldn’t see or deal with “it.” My response: (See photo) 8 DAYS opens with these words: (AMBER)  Darkness breeds darkness. It hides monsters in closets and under beds. I used to […]

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