“Nothing we say or do is neutral” Dr. Meg Meeker….everything we say and do, our presence or absence, speak echo from childhood, to adulthood, to parenthood and beyond. Let’s turn it around! Let’s heal and let us be the hope our families and communities need! If you had a great dad….put that to use for those without such a blessing. WE can put an end to the exploitation and rise in suicide of young girls and boys today – Fathers are the overlooked link!
It’s time for our next quarterly human trafficking awareness series event.
Mary David, Esq., Director of Communications at Journey Out is an advocate for women, girls, and victims of trauma. She has devoted her life’s work to empowering survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault, and abuse.
This event will be on Cyber Safety discussing what our children are exposed to and how we can protect our children from online predators. Join us to learn the tools to prevent future victims.
Fatherhood summit will take place all month long in June as our efforts to highlight Fatherhood Awareness month proclaimed by San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors as submitted by the Inland Empire Father Involvement Coalition. This year’s summit we have a format like no other. On every Wednesday in June we will have a workshop 10-noon for professionals, and 6-7pm for dads, please see attachments and distribute to your teams so we engage as many fathers we can and have them connected to the pipeline to success. Each workshop for dads will have the following;
– Topic expert present for 20 mins
– Activity for dads and kids
– Connection to resources
– Opportunity drawing
– 1st – 5th place art contest winner announcement
We are asking all of our partners to share on their social media the toolkits we will be sending out, I have attached one for your reference as a sample! Tag us, follow like and share when engaging on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/iefathers.
Please help get the Art contest flyer sent out as well and hopefully we will get one of your dads win the Smart TV grand prize!
Human Trafficking Panel Event Registration The Columbia Undergraduate Law Review and Stop Modern Day Slavery are pleased to host a Human Trafficking Expert Panel: A Conversation Among Human Trafficking Experts on Prevention, Protection, and Prosecution.
The panelists will discuss how legal professionals, government employees, NGOs, and law enforcement can work together to end human trafficking.
The panel will take place on May 6th from 7:00-8:30 PM EST.
Dawn Hawkins is a passionate abolitionist and defender of human rights who has dedicated her life to fighting against societal harms that threaten the dignity of others. Her energy, creativity and mobilization skills have revived the anti-pornography movement and her intentional emphasis on the intersectionality of forms of sexual exploitation has proven a unique and effective strategy for curbing them.
As Sr. Vice President and Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), Mrs. Hawkins has developed a global strategy uniting more than 300 women’s rights, conservative, child advocacy, medical professionals, law enforcement, and religious groups, including a bipartisan political leadership, to work together in raising awareness of the connections between all forms of sexual exploitation. Her initiatives have lead to sweeping policy changes of policies that foster exploitation for targets such as Google, Hilton Worldwide, Comcast, Walmart, and the Department of Defense. NCOSE has grown a network reaching hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. Mrs. Hawkins has appeared on many local and national television programs, including Fox & Friends, CNN and Good Morning America. She regularly authors articles and speaks around the country addressing the public health harms of pornography, curbing demand for sex trafficking, protecting children and families in our digital world, and more. She is a graduate of Tufts University and currently resides with her husband and three children in Virginia.
The Malouf Foundation is hosting its inaugural Human Trafficking Policy and Education Summit on April 17. Hear from individuals working to make a difference against human trafficking, including Ambassador John Richmond.