Tag Archives: ESTN

  • Human Trafficking Haiku

    Posted on January 27, 2015 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    Lonely and depressed,inadequate and worthless.Please, even one friend? Online chatting fillsthis void in my heart.  He saysthat he “treasures” me. We plan to meet soon.Friday at a street corner.We’ll ride in his car. So, we meet at eight.But his face does not show theworth he made me feel. I’m locked in the car.Not one man, but two […]

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  • Weekly Update

    Posted on January 16, 2015 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      It’s been a little while since we’ve had an office update so I guess it’s about time for a recap: This month, as you know from all our social media, is National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month. We partnered across the state with Second Life of Chattanooga and Restore Corps to UNITE under […]

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  • 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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  • 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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