Race to End Human Trafficking

Race to End Human Trafficking

I recently attended a Lunch and Learn event sponsored by 3 Strands Global. 3 Strands is a non profit organization established to combat human trafficking through education, engagement, and re-integration initiatives, by empowering a world-wide community. These beautiful young women deserve to have this level of community support. The CARTE STARR Program is designed to provide a therapeutic empowerment life course for victims that have been...

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Holding Our Teenage Girls Back From Becoming Leaders

Holding Our Teenage Girls Back From Becoming Leaders

“We must tell girls their voices are important.” – Malala Yousafzai Are we holding our teenage girls back from becoming great leaders? I asked myself this question in the midst of organizing the STARR Project Teen-Esteem and Leadership Experience held in July 2015 in Coloma, CA. Do women have to show up as super human to get noticed for leadership positions? As I look at the political landscape today, I think, why are there not more women...

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Abolish Child Trafficking

Abolish Child Trafficking

Abolish Child Trafficking   Join the A.C.T. Campaign and help take steps to Abolish Child Trafficking. While often perceived as an international issue, American kids are being trafficked throughout our country every day. As a matter of fact, nearly 85% of confirmed sex trafficking victims are U.S. citizens – mostly runaway kids.   Please help me raise awareness of this crisis by visiting www.abolishchildtrafficking.org – it only...

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Cyber bullying is a global problem

Cyber bullying is a global problem

Cyber-bullying is a global problem NEW YORK — More than 10 percent of parents around the world say their child has been cyberbullied and nearly one-fourth know a youngster who has been a victim, according to a new Ipsos/Reuters poll. How to deal with Cyber-bullying There have always been bullies, but the Internet has opened a whole new realm – cyber-bullying. Cyber-bullies are children who verbally harass other children online. While this is...

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Does a Sexual Predator live in your neighborhood?

Does a Sexual Predator live in your neighborhood?

Does a Sexual Predator live in your neighborhood? Find out now Did you know:  There are 728,435 Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S.  The re-arrest rate for convicted Child Molester is 52%  The average serial Child Molester has between 360-380 victims.  1 in 4 girls is sexually abused before the age of 14.  1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 16. Search your neighborhood now...

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