GCWJ Highlighted in CCCU Advance!

Sandie Morgan was recently interviewed for the Spring 2012 Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Advance Magazine. The magazine, which is only published twice yearly and is hot off the presses this week, delineates the benefits of having research centers and institutes on campuses. It features Vanguard’s Global Center for Women and Justice as an example of a research center that adds “significant benefits” to the university and beyond. Read the full article online now!

28: Stop Blaming the Victim

Unfortunately, it’s very common for the victim to take a lot of the blame in human trafficking cases. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women & Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, interview Amelia Franck Meyer, CEO of Anu Family Services, to learn about her efforts to combat trafficking in Minnesota and Wisconsin through her passionate advocacy for children and families.

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27: What’s in a Label?

The labels that we use define how we understand problems. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women & Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, identify some common labels that our society uses and discuss best practices for finding better ways to describe issues in human trafficking to help end it.

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Summer Internship Opportunity with Restoration Ministries!

April 19, 2012
Restoration Ministries

Summer Internship- paid
 
Restoration Ministries (RM) is a Christ-centered ministry to American women and girls who are sex trafficking survivors within the Washington D.C. area. Our purpose is to provide long-term healthy relationships with those who have been sexually exploited and help them build a new support system through the body of Christ.
 
Prostitution Intervention/Prevention Program (PIPP): The PIPP focuses on meeting girls (10-17 years of age) who have been trafficked (or are at high risk for being trafficked), at different institutions in the process of their recovery and advocating for their future. Currently weekly PIPP programs are conducted at Youth Services Center (YSC) and Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW). The PIPP encourages individual expression and growth through different group activities; including discussions, crafts, and games. RM is then able to interview and assess the girls and provide case management to those who have experienced trafficking and begin providing long term services and support, including mentoring, court advocacy, counseling and collaborating with other social service providers on the long term plan and placement for the girl.
 
Requirements:
Female and at least 25 years of age
Enrolled or graduated from a Masters level program in social work, counseling or divinity
Complete application- deadline is May 1, 2012
Pass background check
Availability June 1- August 31
Have own transportation
Housing not provided
Stipend is $6,000
 
Contact: info@restorationministriesdc.org for an application- no phone calls please

Lecture by Commander of Iraqi Directorate of Violence Against Women

The Global Center for Women and Justice is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Sami Hussein, Commander of the Directorate on Violence Against Women in Duhok, Iraq, at Vanguard University (Smith Building, Room 101) on Thursday, October 4, at 7:30pm. Dr. Hussein will speak on “The Mechanism of Anti-violence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as Identified in a Model in the Province of Duhok.” He will be joined by a small contingency of Kurdish police who are part of his directorate. They are visiting southern California to be trained on responding to and investigating violence against women.

All are invited and refreshments will be served. RSVP to gcwj@vanguard.edu.

 

Dating Violence Series

Title: Dating Violence Series
Location: Vanguard University, Heath 101
Description: Sandie Morgan speaking on, “What is Dating Violence?” Chapel Credit offered for VU students.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2012-04-12
End Time: 11:00

26: Lessons from the Prosecutor’s Desk

Prosecutors play an important role in raising awareness about human trafficking issues and serving victims. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women & Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, interview Tamara Ross from the office of the San Bernardino County District Attorney. Tamara shares the lessons she’s learned in working with juveniles and what others in the legal profession may want to consider to help end human trafficking.

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