13: All Request Show – Your Questions and Our Answers

Our listeners have questions and we have answers! Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, respond to recent questions from podcast listeners.

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gcwj@vanguard.edu

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Solidarity Sleep Out

Solidarity Sleep Out
Vanguard University, Heath Lawn
November 18-19, 2011 7pm-7am

Join Vanguard students and community members as we spend the night away from the comfort of our homes, to raise awareness about and resources for homeless young people. We’ll experience a tiny bit of what it’s like to be homeless, sleeping in cardboard boxes or sleeping bags outside at Vanguard University.

To join in at the Solidarity Sleep Out at Vanguard, register today at www.solidaritysleepout.org under the “Vanguard University” team. Help raise money to support homeless youth through Live2free. Live2free exists to challenge a generation to make personal choices that recognize the dignity of the individual and the responsibility of consumers to slow the demand that drives modern day slavery; and to network with others to rescue, rebuild and restore broken lives of victims worldwide. One out of every three kids will be approached by a trafficker within 48 hours of running away from home so by protecting  homeless youth, the demand for trafficking will in turn be curved.

To register or donate, please go to www.solidaritysleepout.org and search for the group name: Vanguard University

Questions? Contact Tina Kroona gcwj@vanguard.edu or 714-556-3610 x2242

Check out the Sleep Out promo video on youtube!
Click here for a flyer
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Join Mercy House‘s November Awareness Month and go through daily awareness exercises to spread awareness in our community.

12: How to Keep Kids Safe Online

Keeping children safe online means that traffickers have fewer avenues to access children. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, discuss many of the tools available and Sandie quizzes Dave to see what he already knows about online safety.

Contact us with questions, comments, or suggestions:

(714) 556-3610 ext. 2242
gcwj@vanguard.edu

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11: The Frontlines of Ending Human Trafficking

Many people assume that they are helping end human trafficking by only serving victims. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, discuss the importance of addressing the real front lines of human trafficking in order to truly make a difference in ending it.

Contact us with questions, comments, or suggestions:

(714) 556-3610 ext. 2242
gcwj@vanguard.edu

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10: How a Small Business Can Help End Human Trafficking

Businesses can play a huge role in helping end human trafficking. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, interview Cindy & Chris Haughey from Tegu.com to help us all understand how business can play an important role in ending human trafficking.

To support Cindy & Chris in maintaing a sustainable business, please consider purchasing their wooden toys as gifts. You can reach their online store at Tegu.com.

(714) 556-3610 ext. 2242
gcwj@vanguard.edu

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Engaging Volunteers in Anti-trafficking Outreach

HHS Rescue & Restore to Host WebEx Training

Engaging Volunteers in Anti-trafficking Outreach

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hosting a series of free, online WebEx training sessions on a variety of topics related to human trafficking.  The information session on Wednesday, September 14, will focus on engaging volunteers in anti-trafficking outreach and address the following:

  • Best practices for engaging community volunteers;
  • How to mobilize and train student volunteers; and
  • Challenges in working with volunteers.

Presenter
Mrs. Sandie Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice
Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, California

Mrs. Morgan teaches women’s studies, family violence, and human trafficking at Vanguard University and is a registered nurse.  Sandie is also president and founder of the Lydia Today Foundation, which seeks to rescue, rebuild, and restore women and children who are victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking, and other forms of violence.  Additionally, Mrs. Morgan is the founder and director of Live2Free, a youth mobilization initiative against human trafficking.  Sandie recently served as administrator of the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force.  

How to Register: To register for the Wednesday, September 14th, 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) training session, please click on the link below (or place it into your Internet browser): https://mman.webex.com/mman/j.php?ED=170961657&RG=1&UID=1222758147&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D 

For a full desctiption and further instructions on how to register, click here.

For more information about Rescue & Restore, visit www.acf.hhs.gov/trafficking
National Human Trafficking Resource Center • 1-888-3737-888

Questions? Contact Tina Kroona gcwj@vanguard.edu, 714-556-3610×2242

Mutuality: in Relationship, in Community, in Society, in Ministry

Vanguard’s Global Center for Women & Justice is partnering with the student chapter of Christian’s for Biblical Equality and SoCal AG Women in Ministry for MUTUALITY: in Relationship, in Community, in Society, in Ministry.

What is Mutuality? Talking about equality is one thing, living it is another! Come ask the hard questions of our panelists! Join the conversation. This is open to all Vanguard men and women!

MUTUALITY: in Relationship, in Community, in Society, in Ministry
Monday, September 12th
10-10:50am
Needham Chapel
Alternative Chapel Credit Offered

Questions? Contact Tina Kroona at gcwj@vanguard.edu or 714-556-3610×2242
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GCWJ Fall Events

Vanguard’s Global Center for Women & Justice has a full fall schedule!

Please join us for the following events:
SEPTEMBER
12 “Mutuality: in Relationship, in Community, in Society, in Ministry” 10am Needham Chapel
14 “Engaging Volunteers in Anti-trafficking Outreach” WebEx forum: Health and Human Services hosts GCWJ Director, Sandra Morgan to speak on human trafficking. Listen live at 2pm ET 
23-25 Sex Trafficking Prayer Weekend, Great Commission Hall, 11am on Friday – 8pm on Sunday

OCTOBER: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
3 “Intimate Partner Violence” Sandra Morgan,  10am Heath 100
17 “Child Sexual Abuse” Harmony Dust, 10am Heath 100
24 “Elementary Education & Change” Teleconference with the University of Duhok, Iraq 8am Great Commission Hall (RSVP required: gcwj@vanguard.edu by 10/20)
31 “Baby, I was PORN this Way!” with VU Board of Trustee member Doug Green,D. Min. 10am Heath 100
       White Ribbon Aginst Pornography (WRAP) Week is October 30-November 6, 2011. Pick up a white ribbon at the 10/31 seminar and find out what you can do to combat pornography by clicking here 
       Check out The Clothesline Project set-up in the VU Café. Thoughts or reflections? Share with us by emailing gcwj@vanguard.edu

NOVEMBER
14 “Women in Leadership Series: Choices” featuring Rebecca Adkinson, Fashion Island Store Manager of Nordstrom, 7pm Needham Chapel (alternative chapel credit offered)
18-19 “Solidarity Sleep Out” Join Vanguard students and community members as we spend the night away from the comfort of our homes, to raise awareness about and funds for homeless young people. We’ll experience a tiny bit of what it’s like to be homeless, sleeping in cardboard boxes or sleeping bags outside at Vanguard University. 7pm-7am Heath Lawn
CANCELLED: 18-19 “Hands That Heal Training” Learn to care for human trafficking victims in your community from a Christian faith perspective at this 2 day training—8am-5pm. Questions?

Contact gcwj@vanguard.edu or 714-556-3610×2242.

9: Learn the “PUSH” Factors in Human Trafficking

Learn the “push” factors in human trafficking and which ones we can influence. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, discuss the “push” factors and why they are important for us to know in order to end human trafficking.

(714) 556-3610 ext. 2242
gcwj@vanguard.edu

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