89: Community Engagement Part 1 [PODCAST]

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In this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, GCWJ Director Dr. Sandra Morgan, and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss an important part of the mission of GCWJ – Study the Issues. When discussion what your role is in the fight to end human trafficking, it is important to be prepared and understand the issue in a way that creates level ground for all participating, or in other words, language matters. It is important to understand what our government laws say and use the same types of terminology in order to support best practice models. This episode is full of resources and tools to help you speak the common language and work towards the prevention of human trafficking.

 

Resources:

Actions, Means, and Purpose chart by Polaris- The AMP Model

Blue campaign – Awareness Training 

Health and Human Services – Toolkits & Order Posters and Materials for Free!  

FAAST Resource – training materials for aftercare, outreach opps – http://www.faastinternational.org/#/toolkits

US State Department Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking 

 

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87: Law Enforcement – Building Trust with Community Partners [PODCAST]

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What can a regular person do to help victims of human trafficking? Everyone has a role and can get involved, but it is important to understand what you have to offer and how your skills, talents, and knowledge can be utilized to serve trafficking survivors. GCWJ’s Dr. Sandra Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak interview “Jane,” a law enforcement officer working to combat human trafficking. Jane’s unique perspective provides insight for listeners on what you can do to support the efforts of law enforcement and not hinder any investigations. What is happening in your community? The more you know, the easier it is for you to get connected and use your talents! Tune into this episode to hear Jane’s do & don’t lists for listeners like YOU to help end human trafficking.

Resources:

Human Trafficking Resources

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86: Community Engagement – Volunteers Matter [PODCAST]

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In this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, Dr. Sandra Morgan and GCWJ Board Member Dave Stachowiak interview World of Vision Advocacy Chair Bobbi Dauderman. Bobbi has volunteered at Shalimar Learning Center in Costa Mesa, CA, joined with World Vision in Washington, DC to advocate for human trafficking legislation, travelled globally to work on human rights issues, and locally, she is a member of the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force. Bobbi believes that everyone can do something right where they are to make a difference in the fight against human trafficking. This episode will inspire you to take a step today to be a voice in your community and around the world!

 

Resources:

Shalimar Learning Center – THINK Together Community Site

Ensure Justice Conference 2015

 

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85: Prevention that Empowers – A Biblical Best Practice Model [PODCAST]

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In Episode 85, Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss one of the oldest prevention stories available to us – 2 Kings 4:1-7 (NLT). In this story, a mother of two young boys works to prevent her boys from being taken as slaves. The woman asks for help and begins taking steps to ensure her boys stay in her care. With the help of community involvement, the mother gains a sense of dignity and a way to provide for her children. Sandra and Dave discuss the importance of looking not only at the faces of those being trafficked but of those who are responsible for providing and protecting these children. Prevention strategies begin when we empower the mothers of children at risk. They look at the power of starting with just a few small steps that fit the community and culture and how it can cultivate sustainable prevention strategies. This podcast poses significant questions such as:

Where is the front line to end human trafficking?

How can you prevent trafficking in your community?

Empowerment and prevention come hand in hand, how does that effect the way you strategize in the fight to end trafficking?

 

Resources:

2 Kings 4:1-7 (NLT) – Bible Gateway

Ensure Justice Conference 2015

 

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84: Be The 1 – Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign [PODCAST]

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The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force is an outstanding example community collaboration to bring awareness and work to fight human trafficking in their local community. In August 2014, OCHTTF launched a campaign in partnership with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) called Be the 1 Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign. The Be The 1 campaign developed opportunities to not only provide resources in advertising spaces on the inside and outside of OCTA’s buses, but also provide training for drivers on the signs of human trafficking. Tune into this episode to hear Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview CSP, Inc. Program Director Lita Mercado on topics including the launch of the Be The 1 Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign, OCHTTF’s collaboration model, and the importance of building and maintaining healthy partnerships in order to fight human trafficking in the community.

Have you seen the Be The 1 bus campaign in your neighborhood? Take a picture and send it to us!

 

Resources:

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force

CSP, Inc.

OCTA Be The 1 Campaign

 

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83: Human Trafficking “Coffee Break” Training [PODCAST]

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What is something  you can do to help in the fight to end human trafficking in the amount of time of a coffee break? Global Center for Women and Justice Director Dr. Sandra Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss a great tool from the Department of Homeland Securities’ Blue Campaign called the Human Trafficking Coffee Break Training. This tool is a simple one page handout providing an easy-to-learn overview of:
What is human trafficking?
Who are the victims? Who is at risk?
How do I identify human trafficking?

Sandie and Dave talk about how your can utilize this tool with your friends, co-workers, and others in your life who want an introduction to human trafficking. Listen to this episode and leave us a comment! We want to hear about how you used this tool, and you can even post photos on our Facebook page!

Resources:

Human Trafficking Coffee Break Training handout - DHS Blue Campaign

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82: Count the Cost – Another Aspect of Coordination [PODCAST]

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Global Center for Women and Justice Director Dr. Sandra Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss the idea of Coordination: what does it mean to serve well, work together in order to eliminate duplication and determine the best use of resources? Coordination is often a “30,000 foot” view, but what does it mean on the local level? Tune in to hear the three questions Sandie and Dave discuss in order to deepen your understanding of coordination, and what you can do to make a different in the fight against human trafficking!

 

Resources:

More Priceless Than Diamonds Luncheon

Ensure Justice 2015 

Christians for Biblical Equality 

 

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81: An Interview With Claudio Magnabosco [PODCAST]

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GCWJ Director Dr. Sandra Morgan interviews Claudio Magnabosco, the creator of the first network of former prostitutes in Italy. In this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, Claudio shares his story how his life was completely turned around the moment he gained the strength to stand up against a norm in Italian culture regarding prostitution. His story results in a special message to men and fight against the desire for power and control. Because of his journey, he decided to write a book and build the network to provide support for men, and in partnership with his wife, a network for women who were former prostitutes.  Tune in to hear Claudio’s story and demonstration of leadership to men in partnership with women.

 

Resources:

Claudio’s website: Maschile Plurale

 

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80: Trafficking in Persons Report 2014 and Media [PODCAST]

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In this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, GCWJ Director Dr. Sandra Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss the 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released in June 2014. Compiled by the US State Department, the TIP Report is a special country study model that evaluates the efforts of each country to pursue prevention and protection for victims, as well as prosecution for traffickers. Each year, the TIP report provides an overview of what is happening globally in the fight against human trafficking. Additionally, the TIP report honors TIP Heroes, individuals who are working to end human trafficking in their countries. Highlights of this year’s report include survivor quotes from our friends Carissa Phelps (Episode 19) and Shyima Hall (Episode 73). Finally, a new feature in this year’s TIP Report is Media Best Practices. This is a very important guide for journalists, filmmakers, non-profits, and any other groups pursuing human trafficking media projects. Tune in to this episode to hear Dr. Morgan’s overview of the Media Best Practices and understand how you can help make a difference!

 

Resources:

2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

Carissa Phelps’s Podcast Episode

Shyima Hall’s Podcast Episode

OCHTTF Annual Report

 

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79: Refuse To Do Nothing, Revisited [PODCAST]

On this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, GCWJ Director Sandra Morgan led a conversation with Kim Yim and Shayne Moore, co-authors of Refuse To Do Nothing, at the Women of Vision, Orange County Faces of Change event in May 2014. These two abolitionist mothers seek to share with others how to strive to be global thinkers and advocates no matter the age of your children and busyness of life, in order to break through the thoughts that we cannot make a difference in this global problem. Kim and Shayne share their stories about how we can not only seek to understand but to take the next steps by thinking about what we buy, taking the extra minute to think about what you are purchasing, and making the effort to open your eyes and see what is going on around you, in your neighborhood and in your city. Listen to Kim and Shayne talk about being abolitionists, what slavery looks like in the world today, and how you can truly get engaged and make a difference.

Resources:

Purchase Refuse To Do Nothing on Amazon

Refuse To Do Nothing – Facebook Page

Abolitionist Mama – Kim Yim’s Blog

Shayne Moore’s webiste

Women of Vision, Orange County

 

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