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This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.

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This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.

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Coming at It from All the Angles

By Perspectives and Diversity - Jun 21 2018
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I've asked my team to subscribe to this podcast because of its diversity. Sandie and Dave bring the best voices to the podcast, dig deep and present well. Thanks for helping us all understand the issues, be a voice and make a difference!

Such valuable information to better our society

By Yoga pure - Nov 16 2017
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Thank you Sandy and Dave for all your work to report the anti-trafficking statistics, education, and action steps we can all take to make our communities safer. This is very useful for the everday person who might not realize what has been happening right here in the USA and gives practical ways we can contribute to the cause and make a difference in awareness and action. We can all play a role in the prevention!

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68 Ratings
Average Ratings
65
1
1
1
0

Coming at It from All the Angles

By Perspectives and Diversity - Jun 21 2018
Read more
I've asked my team to subscribe to this podcast because of its diversity. Sandie and Dave bring the best voices to the podcast, dig deep and present well. Thanks for helping us all understand the issues, be a voice and make a difference!

Such valuable information to better our society

By Yoga pure - Nov 16 2017
Read more
Thank you Sandy and Dave for all your work to report the anti-trafficking statistics, education, and action steps we can all take to make our communities safer. This is very useful for the everday person who might not realize what has been happening right here in the USA and gives practical ways we can contribute to the cause and make a difference in awareness and action. We can all play a role in the prevention!

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Ending Human Trafficking Podcast

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This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.

156 – Reporting on Human Trafficking: Fresh Perspectives

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk about how broadcasters and journalists can tell the story of human trafficking with new perspectives. They talk about shifting the focus to tell the story of demand instead of just focusing on the rescues, and also discuss why it’s important to look at human trafficking with a public health perspective. We need to challenge journalists to move from...

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Nov 06 2017

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178 – How to Champion Advocacy in Government

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak invite Sara Catalan, deputy chief of staff, to the show. They discuss women in government and how that impacts human trafficking. As well as how women can take steps to get more engaged with politics. When crafting policy for the future, it’s important to know history in order to avoid repeating the mistakes from our past. Modernizing legislation is a...

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Aug 13 2018

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130 – Dr. Becca Johnson – Trauma Sensitivity 

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In this episode, Director Sandra Morgan and GCWJ Board member Dave Stachowiak introduce Dr. Becca Johnson who is the International program director at Rescue Freedom International. Dr. Johnson discusses the strategy of trauma sensitivity and how it is different from trauma informed. She shares that by teaching trauma sensitive care instead of just trauma informed care, she wants people to engage...

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Oct 17 2016

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3 – Children in Human Trafficking

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Learn about how children are involved in human trafficking so that you can begin to study this issue, be a voice, and make a difference in ending it. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, discuss how children play a role in trafficking around the globe and what we can do to educate ourselves.

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May 27 2011

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108 – Survivor Voices – Code Red Films

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During this episode, Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak welcome Grant Knisely, the director and producer for the film Untouchable: Children of God. The film is based in Nepal and focuses on the lives of young girls who were past victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Grant explains how he began working with human trafficking victims four years ago where he learned about the dark...

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Sep 16 2015

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Bonus – Why Does What We Wear Matter?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Marissa Peden. Marissa is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Dressember, which is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to victims and survivors of human trafficking. Dressember is partnering with our Live2Free team for the 4th annual Fair Trade Fashion Show, where you can learn more about supply...

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Sep 29 2019

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120 – Hotels and Human Trafficking

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During this episode 120, Hotels and Human Trafficking, Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss how the hotel industry can be involved in human trafficking and what the hotel industry can do to make better changes. Sandra Morgan looks at the risks of sexual exploitation of sex trafficking happening in a hotel where the owners of the hotel have no idea what’s going on. Sandra talks about a program...

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Mar 22 2016

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163 – #SilenceisNotSpiritual: Breaking the Silence on Violence Against Women and Girls

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Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss the power of the #SilenceisNotSpiritual movement and the best ways to implement changes in our own communities. #SilenceisNotSpiritual is different than most movement hashtags because it requires people to sign a commitment that they will stand with women and for women. 75% of harassment victims experience retaliation. If you are going to help a women...

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Jan 22 2018

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104 – The Role of Psychologists: The APA Report on Trafficking of Women and Girls

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On this episode of the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast, GCWJ Director Sandra Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss the efforts by the American Psychological Association around trafficking and focus their discussion on an report put out by the APA entitled, “Report of the Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls from their Women’s Programs Office in Washington D.C.

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Jun 18 2015

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169 – Dr. Jodi Quas: Communicating with Child Victims of Trauma

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Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Dr. Jodi Quas about children dealing with chronic stress. When helping children who are under chronic stress, we need to realize that many of their behavioral problems are symptoms of the stress, not just because they are poorly disciplined. Acute stress is normal, and humans can deal with it and recover quickly. Chronic stress leads to long-term...

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Apr 09 2018

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173 – Harmony Dust talks about Survivor Leadership

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Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk again to Harmony Dust about her book Scars and Stilettos and the work she is doing with Treasures, a Los Angeles, CA, based outreach and support group for women in the sex industry. The commercial sex industry is ANYWHERE sex is being bought or sold, including porn, stripping, escorting, prostitution, dominatrix, and many others. 89% of women in the sex...

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Jun 04 2018

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112 – Juvenile Justice Inspiring Hope- An interview with the Hon. Maria Hernandez

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During this episode, Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview special guest Honorable Maria Hernandez who discusses the November 20, 2015 Juvenile Justice Summit: Inspiring Hope. She explains the significance of the collaboration represented across judicial, educational, child welfare, and research sectors. The Hon. Hernandez was appointed Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Court...

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Dec 01 2015

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170 – Chad Napier: Drug Trends and Risk in Our Communities

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Chad Napier about the devastating impact drug use has had in his community and the dangers of synthetic drugs. West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose National average is 19.8 per 100,000 but West Virginia is 52 per 100,000 Babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome need to be weaned off the drugs after birth Whenever there is a prescription pill...

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Apr 23 2018

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199 – A Human Trafficking Screening ToolKit

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak reveal a new screening toolkit to help identify individuals that may be at risk for current, former, or future trafficking. Dr. Morgan discusses how beneficial this tool can be and how it should be used to effectively identify and help human trafficking victims. A screening tool is different than a list of red flags. A red flag checklist is used to identify...

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May 27 2019

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4 – Physiology of Children in Human Trafficking

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Learn about how the physiology of children plays a major role in human trafficking. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice and Dave Stachowiak, one of the Center’s board members, discuss how the unique characteristics of children make them prime targets for traffickers. They will also challenge you to begin to study this issue, be a voice...

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Jun 09 2011

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124 – Prevention- Trauma Informed and Transformational Schools

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During this episode, Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk about how education contributes to life success, and how it can be used as a prevention tool in schools where children are dealing with different types of trauma. The idea that trauma only happens occasionally is overturned by current research brief: Unlocking the Door to Learning. Children who deal with trauma are living in a constant...

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May 26 2016

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111 – Collaborating Against Human Trafficking

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During this episode, Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview special guest Kirsten Foot. Kirsten Foot serves on the Board on Editorial Board on Human Trafficking and acts as Professor of Communication at the University of Washington. On this episode, Kirsten discusses aspects of her new book Collaborating Against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices . Foot realized in the...

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Nov 12 2015

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125 – Meet the Professor, Anti-Human Trafficking Certificate

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In this episode, Director Sandra Morgan and GCWJ Board member Dave Stachowiak introduce Katie Linn, who has joined Vanguard University as an Adjunct Professor after relocating to Southern California with her husband. She is the co-founder and consulting director of Exploit No More, a faith-based anti-trafficking organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Exploit No More aims to help trafficked women...

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Jun 15 2016

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204 – Is Your Organization Trauma Informed and Why Should It Be?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak further address the importance of having a trauma-informed framework in organizations, agencies, and even in communities. Asking different questions that are trauma-sensitive can allow you to better interpret behaviors and empower individuals. SAMHSA identified trauma as resulting from an event, a series of events, or set of circumstances experienced by an...

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Aug 05 2019

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168 – Drug Endangered Children: Handle with Care

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Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak talk to Andrea Darr from Handle with Care West Virginia about her state’s drug crisis and the effect it is having on its children. She also shares the ways the Handle with CARE program helps these children. West Virginia is ground zero for the opioid crisis. People are more likely to die from a drug overdose in West Virginia than in any other state in the...

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Mar 26 2018

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212 – Can We Really End Homelessness?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Larry Haynes to discuss effective models and attitudes to end homelessness. Larry is the Executive Director at Mercy House with over 30 years of experience working to end homelessness. Changing the perspective of actions surrounding homelessness from charitable to systemic change in order to make a societal difference. The difference between a...

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Dec 02 2019

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211 – Why Is There a Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council?

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The White House has officially announced President Trump’s intent to appoint Dr. Sandra Morgan, the Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice (GCWJ), to a two-year term as a Member of the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. Sandie and Dave Stachowiak discuss the purpose of the advisory council and what it means moving forward. The Public-Private...

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Nov 18 2019

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210 – Collaboration: There Will be Challenges

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Erin Albright, the former Director of the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force. She has over 12 years of experience in the anti-trafficking field and specializes in building organizational capacity and multidisciplinary collaboration through leadership, training, and consultation with service providers, law enforcement...

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Nov 04 2019

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209 – Who’s Watching the Watchdog? Is Supply Chain Transparency Working?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Benjamin Thomas Greer. His role at the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services is as a Subject Matter Expert in the field of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation; specifically instructing and developing human trafficking courses for law enforcing and emergency personnel. They discuss the complexities and challenges of the...

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Oct 21 2019

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208 – The Intersection of Children’s Rights and Combating Human Trafficking

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by one of our 2019 Priceless speakers, Rabbi Diana Gerson. Diana is the associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis. She advocates for confronting issues such as family violence, sexual abuse, and the exploitation of children by reaching across faith communities. This episode focuses on the intersection of children’.

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Oct 07 2019

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Bonus – Why Does What We Wear Matter?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Marissa Peden. Marissa is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Dressember, which is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to victims and survivors of human trafficking. Dressember is partnering with our Live2Free team for the 4th annual Fair Trade Fashion Show, where you can learn more about supply...

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Sep 29 2019

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207 – The Harms of Institutionalizing Children

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Leonie Webster, a U.K. trained healthcare and clinical professional. They discuss the downfalls of institutionalized living and a harm reduction model that could provide a solution. Typical consequences of institutional living can include disturbances or delays in psycho social relationships, learning, cognitive development, physical growth...

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Sep 23 2019

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206 – Leveraging the Data in the Trafficking in Persons Report

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are once again joined by Chad Salitan to discuss this year’s Trafficking in Persons Report. Chad is the Deputy Senior Coordinator at the Trafficking in Persons Office of the U.S. Department of State. Chad brings knowledge on not only what the TIP Report is, but key differences in the 2019’s edition. Tier rankings are exclusively measuring...

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Sep 09 2019

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205 – Influence Through Overlapping Networks

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak revisit the topic of partnerships to create a larger impact. They discuss the necessity for diverse partners and how to create successful and lasting partnerships. Culture often changes from the top down. Engage “elites” who are outside of the centermost position of prestige. Find avenues of agreement instead of focusing on differences.

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Aug 26 2019

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204 – Is Your Organization Trauma Informed and Why Should It Be?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak further address the importance of having a trauma-informed framework in organizations, agencies, and even in communities. Asking different questions that are trauma-sensitive can allow you to better interpret behaviors and empower individuals. SAMHSA identified trauma as resulting from an event, a series of events, or set of circumstances experienced by an...

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Aug 05 2019

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203 – The 5th P: Policy

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak welcome Derek Marsh to the show again to talk about the importance of policy. Derek reveals how policy makes things explicit within the Five P Model. Policy is significant in creating a human rights focus that promotes sustainable anti-human trafficking efforts. The Online Anti-Human Trafficking Certificate concentrates on the Five P Model: partnership...

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Jul 23 2019

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202 – The Role of the Department of Labor in Combating Human Trafficking

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by another partner, Paul Chang, to discuss Labor Trafficking. Paul is the Western Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator for the US Department of Labor in the Wage and Hour Division. Together, they discuss the nuances of labor trafficking and how DOL partnerships can help better equip your community! The Wage and Hour Division specializes in...

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Jul 08 2019

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201 – Engage Together: A Model for Collaboration

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss internet safety among youth with Alana Flora. Alana is the Chief Operations Officer at Alliance for Freedom, Restoration, and Justice (AFRJ) and directs the Engage Together Initiative. They discuss education on internet safety, internet risks for youth, and resources to protect our youth. The Engage Together Initiative helps move people from...

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Jun 24 2019

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200 – Trauma Healing Institute

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For episode 200, Dave Stachowiak and Dr. Sandie Morgan interview Dr. Harriet Hill. Harriet is the program director for the Trauma Healing Institute at American Bible Society and is one of the authors of Healing the Wounds of Trauma. Together they discuss the globally accessible materials and training from the Trauma Healing Institute that gives professionals, church leaders...

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Jun 12 2019

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199 – A Human Trafficking Screening ToolKit

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak reveal a new screening toolkit to help identify individuals that may be at risk for current, former, or future trafficking. Dr. Morgan discusses how beneficial this tool can be and how it should be used to effectively identify and help human trafficking victims. A screening tool is different than a list of red flags. A red flag checklist is used to identify...

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May 27 2019

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198 – Belinda Bauman: How Does Empathy Change Our Work?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Belinda Bauman. She is the founder of One Million Thumbprints and the author of the book, Brave Souls: Experiencing the Audacious Power of Empathy. Belinda shares her powerful story on what true empathy means and how we should be relating it to gender-based violence. Sympathy, apathy, and antipathy can fake their way into looking like passion and...

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May 13 2019

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197 – Legalization or Decriminalization: What Does it All Mean?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Dr. Donna Hughes to discuss the four different legal approaches to prostitution and their impacts on society. Dr. Hughes is the founder and editor-in-chief of Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence. She shares her years of experience on this highly debated topic to better inform our community. There are four legal approaches to...

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Apr 29 2019

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196 – Rachel Thomas: Ending the Game

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by Rachel Thomas to discuss psychological coercion. Rachel is a personal survivor of human trafficking and has extensive experience teaching, training, curriculum writing, public speaking, and mentoring. She is the director of Sowers Education Group and lead author of Ending The Game: An Intervention Curriculum for Survivors of Sex Trafficking.

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Apr 15 2019

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195 – The Sydney Framework: Supply Chains and Sustainable Development Goal 8.7

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss supply chains and sustainable development with John McCarthy. John is currently the Chair of the Sydney Archdiocesan Antislavery Task Force and former Australian Ambassador to the Holy See. Together, they examine the Sydney Framework and the impact that communities across the world could have on ending modern-day slavery and forced labor.

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Apr 01 2019

27mins

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194 – Is the Refugee Crisis Over?

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Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak are joined by a long time partner, Paraskevi Champeridou. Paraskevi, affectionately referred to as Voula, is the director of the Syrian Humanitarian Initiative, BRIDGES. She co-established a holistic restoration and integration approach for Syrian refugees passing into Greece daily. Together, they examine how refugees are vulnerable to further victimization...

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Mar 18 2019

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